J Class Regatta

June 18 was a spectacular day for the J Class Regatta in Newport, RI. Sun, breeze and hundreds of spectator boats made this regatta a sight to see. Photos by Meredith Powlison.

Ranger sails downwind in the first race of the day.
Ranger and Velsheda preparing for the prestart.
Ranger luffs up Velsheda in the second start, forcing a jibe at the boat and a late start.
Velsheda races to catch up in front of Fort Adams.
Ranger hovers over the shore of Castle Hill.
Ranger passes under the bridge.
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Ranger covers Velsheda upwind.
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