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Formula 18 Nationals- More Day 1 Images by Crosbie Lorimer

by Crosbie Lorimer on 27 Jan 2013
Going deep - F18 Nationals Crosbie Lorimer http://www.crosbielorimer.com
Here are more of Crosbie Lorimer's images from Day 1 of racing (Saturday) in the John Cootes Furniture Warehouse 2013 Formula 18 National Championships being held at Mannering Park Amateur Sailing Club on Lake Macquarie.

Monday is officially the last day of racing, weather permitting (the Seabreeze site forecasts ENE winds at more than 30 knots and increasing in the afternoon for the Newcastle area).

More images are available at Crosbie's website www.crosbielorimer.com










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