Port Townsend’s Russell Brown, in his Gougeon 32 catamaran, leads the fleet at the start of the Race to Alaska’s second leg Sunday in Victoria. At the stroke of noon, a bell was sounded and the sailors raced to their boats to row out of Victoria’s Inner Harbour to the breakwater where they could hoist sails to continue the 710 miles to Ketchikan, Alaska The race started in Port Townsend on Thursday at 5 a.m. Brown was also the quickest across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend’s Russell Brown, in his Gougeon 32 catamaran, leads the fleet at the start of the Race to Alaska’s second leg Sunday in Victoria. At the stroke of noon, a bell was sounded and the sailors raced to their boats to row out of Victoria’s Inner Harbour to the breakwater where they could hoist sails to continue the 710 miles to Ketchikan, Alaska The race started in Port Townsend on Thursday at 5 a.m. Brown was also the quickest across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Race to Alaska starts second leg with Port Townsend catamaran in lead

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