Monday, July 9, 2012

Some Of The Toughest Competitors Are The Youngest

Lobster Girl sailed by Graham Shivers
 and Archer Ruffin
We've added more portraits of Typhoon boats and their crews, photographed by Tom Norris.  This shot is of Graham Shivers and Archer Ruffin who sailed to a second place in the Corinthian Fleet. Both have attended Christchurch School.  Graham Shivers is a rising junior and just completed his second year of sailing for their team.  Archer graduated from Christchurch in 2011 and is attending VA Tech.  He was named to the Visa All-State Team and has instructed youth sailing at Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

Teacup sailed by Matt Wallin and Harry Wells
Matt Wallin, a recent grad from Christchurch School, sailed on Teacup with Harry Wells.  They and Jane Wells won third place in the Corinthian Fleet.  Matt sailed Varsity for CCS for five years, starting there in 8th grade.  He will be a freshman at VA Tech in the fall and is currently working as a sailing instructor at Ware River Yacht Club where he's instructed the past four summers.

Please click on this Flicker link to see more handsome portraits of Typhoon teams.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

A Dozen New Typhoon Portraits

Matt Ashenden's boat Moco, Sail 11

Here are more handsome Typhoon "portraits" shot by Tom Norris for you to enjoy.  Go to our Flicker site to see all of the latest and make your copies.