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Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 - Sports Boats
by Teri Dodds on 14 Aug 2012
Bloke’s World - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 Teri Dodds ©
On Day 4 of the Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012, the sports boats fleet enjoyed some great racing. Teri Dodds was again on the water and provided these images.
Guided Missile - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Imagine - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Stealthy - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
B J Barwick Electrica - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Mr Magoo - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Vitesse - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Monkey Business - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Kaito - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
Wh-aka - Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012 © Teri Dodds http://www.teridodds.com
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