Coastal Classic- Images of the flying finish

V5 crosses the finish line to be first home in the 2012 Coastal Classic

The 2012 Coastal Classic will be marked for the fresh sailing conditions and the breaking for the third successive year of the multihull record by TeamVodafoneSailing.

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the finish line as the first boats finish in daylight, at Russell. Several of these images were taken from Steve and Sue Western's bed and breakfast Villa Russell or to book contact them at