Turkey Shoot Regatta

The Rappahannock River was the place to be for racing this October, a feeling that was shared by sailors on about 130 boats who arrived en mass for the Turkey Shoot Regatta. Some, like Helen Quimby’s Avalon II, were still on the hard minus a mast when that feeling took hold, so you can imagine the mad dash to get everything back on board, barrier coat and paint the bottom and back in the water just 2 days before she sailed north. Avalon II rendezvoued with Zatarra on Friday, who provided the crew of Ray and Trica Savoie and Jack and Judi Barnett for the race.

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