Breakwater Yacht Club Hosts Its Final Frostbite Regatta of 2023 - 27 East

Breakwater Yacht Club Hosts Its Final Frostbite Regatta of 2023

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Marty Knob on Duchamp edging out Scott Sandell as they duel for position seconds before the start.  MICHAEL MELLA

Marty Knob on Duchamp edging out Scott Sandell as they duel for position seconds before the start. MICHAEL MELLA

Broad-reaching in perfect form are rocket skipper Nick Gazzolo, the Breakwater Yacht Club’s newly elected commodore, Joan Butler sailing a class-legal sunfish and Marty Knob out in front.   MICHAEL MELLA

Broad-reaching in perfect form are rocket skipper Nick Gazzolo, the Breakwater Yacht Club’s newly elected commodore, Joan Butler sailing a class-legal sunfish and Marty Knob out in front. MICHAEL MELLA

Close-hauled heading for the weather mark,
the nose of Marty’s rocket, left, Mark Webber, Nick Gazzolo, Gloria Frazee and Scott Sandell through the window of Gloria’s sail.  MICHAEL MELLA

Close-hauled heading for the weather mark, the nose of Marty’s rocket, left, Mark Webber, Nick Gazzolo, Gloria Frazee and Scott Sandell through the window of Gloria’s sail. MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee, , left, Nick Gazzolo, Joan Butler and Mark Webber flying on a run to the pin end of the finish line.   MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee, , left, Nick Gazzolo, Joan Butler and Mark Webber flying on a run to the pin end of the finish line. MICHAEL MELLA

Marty Knob, left, Joan Butler, Gloria Frazee, Venetia Satow and Scott Sandell close-hauled during a clockwise rounding of the marks. In such a race, they head for the reach mark first, then the weather mark and downwind to the pin/committee boat finish line.   MICHAEL MELLA

Marty Knob, left, Joan Butler, Gloria Frazee, Venetia Satow and Scott Sandell close-hauled during a clockwise rounding of the marks. In such a race, they head for the reach mark first, then the weather mark and downwind to the pin/committee boat finish line. MICHAEL MELLA

Showing perfect upwind sail trim in their rockets, Venetia Satow and Scott Sandell on opposite tacks, left, working their way up on Gloria Frazee. Scott designed all the sails, except Joan’s traditional Sunfish.  MICHAEL MELLA

Showing perfect upwind sail trim in their rockets, Venetia Satow and Scott Sandell on opposite tacks, left, working their way up on Gloria Frazee. Scott designed all the sails, except Joan’s traditional Sunfish. MICHAEL MELLA

Nick Gazzolo, left, smiling ear-to-ear expecting a well deserved win, while Marty Knob and Venetia Satow attempt to pass Nick and Joan Butler on a run to the finish line.   MICHAEL MELLA

Nick Gazzolo, left, smiling ear-to-ear expecting a well deserved win, while Marty Knob and Venetia Satow attempt to pass Nick and Joan Butler on a run to the finish line. MICHAEL MELLA

Michael Mella on Jan 4, 2024
Zeus, the Ancient Greek god of weather, blessed our last Breakwater Yacht Club’s Frostbite regatta of 2023 on New Year’s Eve with billowing clouds and a perfect breeze out of... more

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