Gallery 2007

J/109 Blur
My new boat, J/109 #326 at J/Europe. We made a trip to France in may to find out more about the building process and to get some “specials” done to the boat.

J/109 Blur
Convoi Exceptionnel“. The boat arrived in july on a trailer together with a J/80. The driver managed to take the wrong exit…

J/109 Blur
but finally arrived at Björlanda Kile. Sweet…

J/109 Blur
We did the antifouling (3 x Epoxy + 2 x antifouling) ourselves and also mounted the Nexus instrumets.

J/109 Blur
Rigged and ready to go.

J/109 Blur
First sail, just trying to figure things out. Emil Wiberg helping out.

J/109 Blur
First race was Hermanö Runt. We hadn’t recieved our gennaker so we had to go with a smaller (from a Archambault 35) for the first races.

J/109 Blur
Next up was Tjörn Runt. Another windy race with 20-25 knots of wind.

J/109 Blur
Fast sailing through some tight passages…

J/109 Blur Tjörn Runt
…and through the pittoresque Kyrkesund with lots of spectators.

J/109 Blur Tjörn Runt

J/109 Blur Tjörn Runt
Fighting with the 11:meters.

J/109 Blur
After racing all races in +20 knots, we finally had some lighter winds to do some testing

J/109 Blur
…together with Pär Lindforss from Quantum.

GKSS sept 2007
GKSS Septembersegling, and an exciting starting sequence.


20-32 knots of wind, and not enough pople on the rail. More pictures here.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlexvmlP9ks[/youtube] Here’s a short video from the fast reaching towards Marstrand.

J/109 Blur
Finishing the race just south of Martsrand.

J/109 Blur GKSS sept 2007
Going home in a perfect 6-8 knots of wind.

J/109 Blur GKSS sept 2007
Almost back in Långedrag. Also shows our Nexus instrument setup.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5Fh7ogGKLc[/youtube]

Photos by: Anders Averdal, Peter Gustafsson, Olle Högdahl, Arne K Larsen, Stefan Ljungstedt, Daniel Stenholm, Niklas Strandberg och Emil Wiberg.

Contact: peter@blur.se