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NZRYS 2010 Series Racing
Archive 2009 Series 1 2 3
Club Members Louis Vuitton: 1 2 3 4 Ancient Mariners: 1 2 Electrons 4 3 2 1
Match Race Cup 2009 Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 9 Cup
Fun Days Nov 15 Nov 22 Apr 25 Oct 31
Aggregate Match 2010 Dec 6 Jan 10 Mar 7
Summer Series 2010 Dec 13 Dec 20 Feb 14 Feb 28
Winter Series 2010 July 11

Louis Vuitton Series 2010 March 18.
All photos © Copyright R.Plinston 2010
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Taken from North Head in Devonport
Prestart and Azzura controls
Using the spectator boats to
try to get clear.
Azzura leads to the start.
All4one pushes through to
leeward and luffs ...
earning a penalty.
Note blue flag of umpire boat.
First cross and Azzura has advantage.
Azzura gets safe leeward ..
and is pointing higher. Back onto starboard and it gets closer.
On port All4one must tack
out of that position.
Azzura now has a boat length lead. Azzura leads around the top mark.
All4one very close behind.
Azzura gets the Jenniker up quickly. All4one is just a few seconds back.
Past Bean Rock on the downwind.
All4one is faster and gets to windward. Hoping to get far enough to take
Azzura's wind.
2nd windward and Azurra has
a large lead.
Around the top mark Azzura can
afford a leisurely raise.

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