Breakwater Yacht Club Hosts Rocket/Sunfish Frostbite Regatta on Sunday - 27 East

Breakwater Yacht Club Hosts Rocket/Sunfish Frostbite Regatta on Sunday

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Five minutes before the start of the first race, Barbara Jo Howard, left, crawls her way up to the start, with sail designer Scott Sandell in perfect position and Gloria Frazee about to jibe over to the pin end.    MICHAEL MELLA

Five minutes before the start of the first race, Barbara Jo Howard, left, crawls her way up to the start, with sail designer Scott Sandell in perfect position and Gloria Frazee about to jibe over to the pin end. MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee “ghosts” up onto the stern of Scott Sandell’s rocket 'Lightfast.'    MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee “ghosts” up onto the stern of Scott Sandell’s rocket 'Lightfast.' MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee, left, Scott Sandell, Mark Webber and Joan Butler broad reaching, about to trim their sails to the start of the first race.   MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee, left, Scott Sandell, Mark Webber and Joan Butler broad reaching, about to trim their sails to the start of the first race. MICHAEL MELLA

Mark Webber, left, heading for first place in the third race, while Joan Butler and the Breakwater Yacht Club's Commodore Nick Gazzolo after rounding the gybe mark and heading for the finish line.  MICHAEL MELLA

Mark Webber, left, heading for first place in the third race, while Joan Butler and the Breakwater Yacht Club's Commodore Nick Gazzolo after rounding the gybe mark and heading for the finish line. MICHAEL MELLA

The nose of Barbara Jo Howard’s sunfish working her way up on Joan Butlers, with Nick Gazzolo leading the two on his rocket to finish first in the fifth race.   MICHAEL MELLA

The nose of Barbara Jo Howard’s sunfish working her way up on Joan Butlers, with Nick Gazzolo leading the two on his rocket to finish first in the fifth race. MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee performing a pre-race handstand to the applause of the fleet. She promises to better herself next Sunday with a hip-swaying Pommel Horse routine.   MICHAEL MELLA

Gloria Frazee performing a pre-race handstand to the applause of the fleet. She promises to better herself next Sunday with a hip-swaying Pommel Horse routine. MICHAEL MELLA

Michael Mella on Feb 27, 2024
Ten minutes before the Breakwater Yacht Club Rocket/Sunfish Frostbite Regatta commenced on Sunday, the inner harbor resembled a millpond. The Greek God of the west winds, Zephrus, stood mute. The... more

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