A-Cat Worlds: Images from the NZ Nationals

Glenn Ashby (AUS) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Images from the NZ National Championships for the A-class catamaran, sailed from Takapuna Beach. The pre-Worlds event attracted 81 competitors, but was shortened to just one day because of strong onshore winds.

Winner was Peter Burling (NZL), a Youth category competitor, with seven times World Champion Glenn Ashby (AUS) second and John Landenberger (AUS) third overall. The Measuring extends acroos Sunday and Monday, with a Practice race on Monday afternoon.

ETNZ's Ray Davies A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

ETNZ's Pete Melvin (USA) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Peter Burling (NZL) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Glenn Ashby (AUS) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Steve Brewin (AUS) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Thilo Keller (GER) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Pete Melvin (USA) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Mike Drummond (NZL) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

Tim Willetts (NZL) A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014

On the Reserve at Takapuna looking to the Boating Club -A-class catamaran Nationals Takapuna February 8, 2014
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