Let’s Sail in the St. Barth’s Bucket Race
March 27, 2012

 

 

The crew of the schooner Adela shakes out the sails on warmup day.

The crew of the schooner Adela shakes out the sails on warmup day.

Wow! There’s Darius taking a turn at the wheel, I think he likes it.

Wow! There’s Darius taking a turn at the wheel, I think he likes it.

What’s David Mugrabi doing here? Will he find a deal on the high seas?

What’s David Mugrabi doing here? Will he find a deal on the high seas?

Check out Berterelli’s brand new motor yacht, Va Va... pretty f---ing  cool!

Check out Berterelli’s brand new motor yacht, Va Va... pretty f---ing cool!

This is the brand new Baltic Yachts built, Hetairos, measuring 66.7 meters (219 feet). With her bowsprit, she is one fast sailing yacht. Her naval-architecture team of Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects, along with the stylists of Reichel Pugh Yacht Design, have created the coolest and fastest boat in the world today. But she went aground trying to pass another boat and smashed her brand new titanium keel, hahahahaha…

This is the brand new Baltic Yachts built, Hetairos, measuring 66.7 meters (219 feet). With her bowsprit, she is one fast sailing yacht. Her naval-architecture team of Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects, along with the stylists of Reichel Pugh Yacht Design, have created the coolest and fastest boat in the world today. But she went aground trying to pass another boat and smashed her brand new titanium keel, hahahahaha…

Velsheda tied up to her motorboat support boat called “Bystander”… is this a stylish combo or what?!

Velsheda tied up to her motorboat support boat called “Bystander”… is this a stylish combo or what?!

Nice pointy boat… a bit disco for me.

Nice pointy boat… a bit disco for me.

Berterelli’s VaVa opens up and spills out jetskis and scuba equipment.

Berterelli’s VaVa opens up and spills out jetskis and scuba equipment.

Here’s the yacht Adela… a classic forever.

Here’s the yacht Adela… a classic forever.

Nice schooner

Nice schooner

Big Perini reaching.

Big Perini reaching.

There’s the green machine flying.

There’s the green machine flying.

This is Maricha 3 on a reach right after her start.

This is Maricha 3 on a reach right after her start.

Perini Navi motorsailor flying humungous spinnaker.

Perini Navi motorsailor flying humungous spinnaker.

Some of the stewardesses are rather attractive.

Some of the stewardesses are rather attractive.

Lots of manpower… lots of gear to break and fix.

Lots of manpower… lots of gear to break and fix.

Rebecca’s a lovely yacht

Rebecca’s a lovely yacht

Time to go. See how short the runway is? Looks like the plane will hit the car.

Time to go. See how short the runway is? Looks like the plane will hit the car.

The sculpture in a St. Barth’s cul-de-sac… no one ever sees it, I bet.

The sculpture in a St. Barth’s cul-de-sac… no one ever sees it, I bet.

So long Gustavia harbor…

So long Gustavia harbor…

Goodbye St Barth’s…  I have to admit, the French do it best.

Goodbye St Barth’s… I have to admit, the French do it best.