Three beeps from the race committee horn and the group of windsurfers competing in the U.S. Junior Windsurfing Championship pull up their sails, get settled on their boards and glide to the starting line.
Two beeps and it’s two minutes to race time at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club.
One beep and 13-year-old Geronimo Nores from Miami, FL,, along with the rest of the fleet, is at starting line.
The starting horn blows. The sailors head east towards the first marked buoy, pumping their legs up and down on their boards.