2016 Rio Grande Cup Regatta

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The 2016 RGC participants, standing L-R, Kieth Radcliffe, Gifford Hawn, Peter Roupas (RC), Richard Ball (CO), Ernie Thorpe (CA), a bystander, Earl Boebert, Jim Mickelson, Stephen Bailey, Kathy Bailey (score keeper), John Bannerman, Pete Eschman (RD), Jim Tarr (CO), Jim Scheibner (RC) and kneeling front Alan Buzzell. Not shown, photographer Paul Boucher.
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Jim Mickelsons 68. (Bannerman photo)
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Richard Balls Dragon Force 40, first in class.( Bannerman photo)
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Kieth Radcliffe receiving his well deserved first place RGC trophy from RD Eschman.
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Brian Tracey accepting the second place RGC trophy from the RD.
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Brian Tracey's speedy Mirage.(Bannerman photo)
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The leaders starting at the North end. (Bannerman photo)
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Richard Ball came down from Colorado to win the Dragon Force first place award.
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The Dragon Force second place award went to another Colorado visitor, Jim Tarr.
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The club RG65 banner proudly waving. (Bannerman photo)
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Mid course tacking action.
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Skippers and a start.
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Club Commodore/Race Director with Score Keeper Kathy are cogitating in the shade. (Bannerman photo)
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Buz Buzzell took home the third place RGC trophy.
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John Bannerman received the Victor Rotolo Sportsmanship prize.
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Skippers meeting.
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Earl and John conversing.
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Pre-start skirmish.
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Number 40 was over early.
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The wind really does blow in ABQ.
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Collision is imminent.
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Collision happened.
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Part of a starting group.

All photos courtsey Paul Boucher except as otherwise noted.

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