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Images from 2011 Dragon Worlds: Day 1 on Port Philip Bay

'Lawrie Smith and crew won the first race. - Dragon World Championships'    John Curnow ©    Click Here to view large photo

John Curnow was on the water for the first day of racing in the 2011 International Dragon Worlds on Port Philip Bay, Melbourne and presents this image galleries of the day.

Markus Wieser’s Bunker Queen surfs into the bottom mark - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

On a grey day, the Dragons go in front of Melbourne’s CBD/ - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

Russia’s Olga White and Igor Goihberg race downhill. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

Crew work at the top mark, in the waves. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

Mark Woodland from Melbourne goes around the top mark ahead of Russia’s Olga White. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

First around the top mark was the Danish crew aboard Flawless. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

Galejan II from Sweden is one of the classics out competing in the races. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

From the pin end of the start of the first race. - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo

The Dragons go in front of Brighton’s iconic bathing boxes - Dragon World Championships -  John Curnow ©   Click Here to view large photo




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