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    Crew of the Portland-based Amhas II push off from the dock at Maine Wharf for another day of racing on Casco Bay.

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    Spectators stand near the top of Fort Allen Park to watch the start of the second day of Atlantic Cup racing on Casco Bay. From left: Mark Richards, Chrissy Richards, Bob Wakefield, Calvin Birtic and Maureen Birtic.

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    Sailboats get organized before racing on Saturday.

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    Miles, Olive and Atticus Manns, from left, sit in the "spectator zone" at Fort Allen Park to watch the races.

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    Food trucks line the curb at Fort Allen Park.

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    PThree-year-oldFern tries out binoculars with the help of father Joshua Kaufman.

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    Eric Beausang, of South Portland, watches Atlantic Cup racing on Casco Bay from Fort Allen Park.

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    A crew member aboard Talanta, based in Sweden, lets out a spinnaker at the start of the first race.

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    Tales II sails past the Portland waterfront Friday on its way to victory.

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    Crew members aboard the Amhas, which was built in Portland, pull in a spinnaker during racing.

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    With Fort Preble in South Portland in the background, the Talanta competes Friday in the first of the inshore races in Casco Bay that make up the third leg of the Atlantic Cup.

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    From left, Oakcliff (USA), Eärendil (France) and Tales II (Spain), sail toward Williard Beach in South Portland.

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    With Portland Head Light appearing in the distance between them, Eärendil (France), left, and Toothface 2 (USA) pass by each other in Casco Bay.

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    As the Bay Mist ferry returns to Portland, Class 40 boats prepare to start the first of the inshore races in Casco Bay.

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    Amhas, Talanta and Eärendil, left to right, compete in the first of the inshore races that make up the third leg of the Atlantic Cup.

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    A crew member aboard Oakcliff stands at the bow as Class 40 boats prepare for the start.

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    Crews aboard the Talanta (Sweden) work at loosening a spinnaker during Friday's competition.

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    Oakcliff competes in the first of the inshore races in Casco Bay.

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    The crew of the Toothface 2 position themselves as the Class 40 boat takes off on a tack.

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    As the Odyssey Whale Watch boat heads out of Portland Harbor, Toothface 2 competes in an Atlantic Cup race.

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    A crew member aboard the Talanta (Sweden) reaches up for a spinnaker on Friday during races that make up the third leg of the Atlantic Cup.

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    Toothface 2 and Tales II sail near each other after tacking during racing in Casco Bay.

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    Amhas passes by House Island during Friday's racing.

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    Boats compete in the first of the inshore races in Casco Bay that make up the third leg of the Atlantic Cup.

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    A crew member aboard the Oakcliff holds on to a line as the Class 40 boat competes Friday.

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    Spectators gather at Fort Allen Park to watch the sailing.

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