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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Sailors tweet about opening day

'ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères 2014 Day 1'    Will Ricketson / US Sailing Team

Right up until the last minutes before the 1,111 sailors from 59 nations head out onto the water at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, they are busy tweeting up a storm.

Whether it’s letting their thousands of followers know how they got on, sending a cheeky picture of themselves doing the business out on the water or posting their own generated content a large number continue to post.

We’ve picked up a few of the best tweets of the town from ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères after the first couple of days in the French Riviera.

Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) are looking good in the 49er…

With time ticking down to race time Paige Railey (USA) shows us her view of the Laser Radial boat park…

Nice shot of the Australian team of Euan McNicol and Lucinda Whitty…

Dutch windsurfer Kiran Badloe enjoys feeling it on the race course, after the opening day he is fourth overall…

British sailor Hannah Snellgrove is optimistic for the second day of racing…

Big day expected out on the water…

Jorge Zarif enjoying the French conditions…

Evi Van Acker (BEL) has the early Radial lead but with an identical scoreline she shares the lead with Marit Bouwmeester (NED)…

Australia’s Jake Lilley loving life in France…

Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis (AUS) post regular video updates from World Cup regattas… Immediately after racing the iPad comes out and away they go… Nicely done…

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy is in the mix for medals…

Caleb Paine (USA) shows us what he’s got…

by Daniel Smith, ISAF


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