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London Olympics: Images of Weymouth - The Stars battle in the Pack

'August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Flavio Marazzi and Enricon de Maria (SUI) sailing the Star class keelboat sail an extreme course and run into the Finn fleet coming the other way on Weymouth Bay.'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

British crew of Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson look set to defend their Olympic Star title after posting a first and second place today.

They enjoy a nine point margin over the second and third placed crews, who will probably now focus on winning the Silver medal instead of chasing the Gold, which seems to be well within the grasp of a very strong British crew.

Sail-World's camera was on Weymouth Bay to catch the big rigs of the two man keelboat as they crashed through big seas and fresh breezes yet again.

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Star class - Evind Melleby and Petter Pedersen (NOR) round the first mark in Race 7 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson (GBR) have a 9pt lead with two races and a Medal race to sail in the Star class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Swiss crew Flavio Marazzi and Enrico de Maria approach the top mark in Race 7 of the Star class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - New Zealand’s Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner chase Mark Mendelbaltt and Brian Faith (USA) out of the start of Race 7 -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 3, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Faith (USA) in the leading group at the first mark in the Star class -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


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