NSW IRC Championship images day 1 from Sail Port Stephens 2011

Spray off the Spinnaker. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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The NSW IRC Championship is being sailed as part of Sail Port Stephens 2011. Today's racing was offshore and in strong conditions.

Hooligan, Marcus Blackmore's TP52, won day 1 from Rob Hanna's Shogun.

The Performance Racing fleet also sailed two races offshore.

Here are a few images from today's action.

Rhum. Performance Racing. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Equinox II behind a wave. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Hooligan with bowman in the office. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Look at the dolphin. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Closing on the mark - in company. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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ColorTile. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Equinox II NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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Equinox II approached top mark SPS 2011 behind wave. NSW IRC Championship. Sail Port Stephens 2011
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