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Melges 24 World Championship Day 1 mages by Pierrick Contin
by Fiona Brown on 3 Oct 2013
Day 1 in San Francisco Bay Pierrick Contin –
Enjoy these images from the first day of the Sperry Top-Sider Melges 24 World Championship 2013, hosted by the San Francisco Yacht Club from 30 September to October 5th, provided by photographer Pierrick Contin.
Teams on Day 1 in San Francisco Bay © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Teams in action © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Teams race on day 1 © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Fleet in action © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Fleet on Day 1 © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Race starts off on day one © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Competition on Day 1 in San Francisco Bay © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Day 1 in San Francisco Bay © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
Teams in action in San Francisco Bay © Pierrick Contin – www.pierrickcontin.com
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