CHRISTCHURCH MODEL YACHT CLUB

IOM Day 3

Day 2 of racing - This morning's photos.

Yesterday there was a great little breeze, although very cold. This morning we had a heavy frost and brilliant sunshine but... not much wind. So, today it wasn't so great for a lot of sailors but fantastic for a fine arts photographer! Those reflections were beautiful, some of which I have included here.

 

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Hmmm. That's what the ground was like with the heavy frost. 

 

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Moving slowly to line up for the start.

 

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The start! And they're off! Slowly...

 

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Those amazing reflections.

 

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Much concentration.

 

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Which way?

 

 

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Oops! Number 23 was over!

 

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Wonderful reflections...

 

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Phew! That race is finished. Head for shore.

 

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Tight bunch.

 

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Love the starts!

 

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Have to follow your boat along the edge of the lake.

 

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Ah, a little breeze!

 

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Uh oh! I got caught taking this shot.

 

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Number 15 is beating number 23... to the start line.

 

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Slow start.

 

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And... number 15 is way in the lead!!

 

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Through the trees.

 

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I could never get a clear shot of the competitors without some trees!

 

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Follow the leader around the top marks.

 

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Just a pretty shot at the finish line.

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