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A Love of Boats (3 per day)

A Group for whole boats and parts of boats

For The Cutter and Maxi Yacht Only

This challenge closed almost 4 years ago.

The Challenge

This is the fifth in a series of challenges to do with the type and make of a Boat or Ship…This challenge will be for the CUTTER and MAXI YACHT…
The next will be for the BRIGANTINE AND BARQUENTINE….
This challenge is a quick one to see who can come up with the best image
of a Cutter or Maxi Yacht Type Boat or Ship… ( At least 8 metres in length )
Cutter:== A single mast, either gaff – or bermudan – rigged with two or more foresails…..Click Here
Maxi Yacht:== A racing sailboat of at least 70 feet (21 m) in length. It is also a Swedish brand of smaller sailing yachts….. Click Here
This will also include …Farr. 8 meter class.( “Eights” or 8mR Keelboats )
See Cover Image for what I am looking for…


Judging / Voting Criteria

The main feature of the image MUST be the Cutter or Maxi Yacht type of boat or ship.
( Nothing under 8 metres in length. )………….. NO SMALL BOATS.
Any image of a Boat or Ship other than a Cutter or Maxi Yacht type will be rejected,
as will any boat that is less than 8 meters long.
The owner of the image MUST be a member of this group.
The image MUST be submitted and accepted into the group prior to judging.
All voting will be carried out and the winner be chosen by members within the group.

Rewards & Prizes

The winning entry will be placed on the groups Homepage.
A Challenge Winner’s Banner.
A chance to get extra exposure in our Forum.
Applause from fellow group members.
The Fun of it.

Additional Information

Definitions of the Type of Boat was taken from “Beken of Cowes – A Century of Tall Ships” with text by Kenneth J.Beken. in association with HRH The Prince Of Wales.
If you have already won a challenge with a specific image in A Love of Boats, then please choose another one.
Please ensure that your image has been accepted into the group.
You can check this by clicking on the red edit button top right hand side of the screen, then on the drop down ‘my works.

Cover Image: Beets tour 2012 - 3 by Adri Padmos


The Top Ten

Newport Regatta 2011 by Nancy Richard

Newport Regatta 2011 by Nancy Richard was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 5 votes.

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  • Headin' For Port by Bob Wall

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