A-Classs Worlds- Images from Day 1 at Takapuna

Blair Tuke (NZL) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Image gallery from the first day of racing in the 2014 A-class catamaran World Championships, sailed at Takapuna in light 7-10kts southerly winds.

Glenn Ashby (AUS) was in fine form, but other chased hard and there were plenty of lead swaps in the two races sailed.

Peter Burling (NZL) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

ETNZ's Dean Barker checks out the action from the team's Protector A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Thilo Keller (GER) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Race 1, Leg 2 - A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Race 1, Mark 1 - A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Lars Gluck (USA) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Mike Krantze (USA) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Ray Davies (NZL) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Blair Tuke (NZL) A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014

Peter Burling (NZL) Race 2 - A-class catamaran World Championships, Day 1, Takapuna February 11, 2014
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