RPNYC Sailing Winter Series (Race 3)

A photographically difficult day as the yachts raced well away from the shore. As is customary, Pretty Boy Floyd ran away from the others and took line honours.

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Resolve after the start - larger 1280px version here

Nedax Backchat shortly after the start

ZZTop rail dwellers waving to some spectators in the apartment complex next to NIWA

Some traffic after the start

Perhaps it wasn't the best day for Beautiful South, as they broke their mast in a couple of places - larger size 1280px version here

Astruso seemed to enjoy the conditions - larger 1280px version here

A bit of a crop (equivalent to 1000mm telephoto) but plenty of snow in on the ranges - larger 1280px version here

Photos from race 2 are here.