|Thistle 3874 can be seen approaching the pin on port tack|
|The fleet closes in on starboard|
|The gun sounds|
|Thistle 3874 is clear and driving to weather|
|It's not even close|
|See you guys later|
|Some of the folks that are watching 3874 run away, including Mike Ingham tacking to port|
|And so it goes|
|The end of the beginning|
Here, from the Thistle Nationals at Westport, CT Thistle 3874 sets up for a beautiful port tack start.
This is from race 2 when light to moderate air combined with current pushing the fleet below the line opened the door to a port tack start.