sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Rolex Farr 40 Worlds, Nervous Last Moments in Transfusion's Win

Rolex Farr 40 Worlds, Nervous Last Moments in Transfusion's Win

'The Transfusion crew in action at the windward mark - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships'    Crosbie Lorimer    Click Here to view large photo

Rolex Farr 40 Worlds - Crosbie Lorimer was out on the water with some of Australia's top yachting photographers to shoot the last day of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championships off Sydney Heads yesterday.

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis and his crew aboard Transfusion, including top tactician John Kostecki, provided plenty of spectacle in their last day arm-wrestle with the 2010 World Champions aboard Nerone.

As the fleet approached the finish line of the last race there was still some uncertainty aboard the media boat as to whether Transfusion had done enough to regain the points she needed to take the championship. Indeed the same uncertainty was evident aboard Transfusion as she crossed the finish line in second place.

Have we done enough? Transfusion’s crew watch Nerone approaching the finish line in the last race - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo


For several minutes the Transfusion crew was to be seen facing aft with hands on heads, counting boats as Nerone neared the line, still threatening to make up the last two places she needed to win, after her extraordinary recovery from a start line disaster in which she had been buried deep in the second row.

John Kostecki, who has been the tactician on three Farr 40 World Championship boats kept his cool, steering the boat and checking his mobile for messages as the team watched anxiously with Nerone nearing the line.

Finally it was evident that Transfusion had done enough to avenge their final race loss to Nerone last year and the celebrations broke out.

Here are some of Crosbie's images of the 2011 World Champions in action during the final day.

www.crosbielorimer.com

Transfusion’s tactician John Kostecki lends a hand with the hiking as they round the bottom mark - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

Transfusion heads downwind - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

Transfusion approaches the bottom mark - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

Crew get busy on Transfusion and Goombay Smash - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

Yeahhh! Transfusion’s crew celebrate their win - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

We are the champions! Transfusion’s crew moments after their victory - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo

Transfusion’s skipper Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, a happy man gets his revenge for last year’s final day loss to Nerone - Rolex Farr 40 World Championships -  Crosbie Lorimer?nid=80775   Click Here to view large photo




by Crosbie Lorimer

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=80775

3:37 AM Sun 27 Feb 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

30 Mar 2011  Rolex Farr 40 World Championship - Class update and a fantastic event
02 Mar 2011  Rolex Farr 40 World Championship winner Australian Sailing Team patron
27 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds 2011 - Video- Day 4 the final day
27 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds - Final Day Images from Crosbie Lorimer
27 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds 2011 - Andrea Francolini's 'Best Of' event images
27 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds - What a day, what a finish
26 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds 2011 images by Howard Wright
26 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds final day images by Alexandra McKinnon
26 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds - Transfusion wins after courageous fightback
26 Feb 2011  Rolex Farr 40 Worlds - Andrea Francolini images of new World Champion
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World









Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,


















Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,




























Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,










Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club? by Dan Ibsen & the Sail-World team, Copenhagen


Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins
Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi second o'all - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 3   
Formula Kite World Championships - Nocher and Bridge crowned Champions   
Emirates Team NZ: Frustrating Day 3 in Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff   
Extreme Sailing Series: Light winds help The Wave Muscat - Day 3   
Extreme Sailing Series 2014 Act five - Absent without leave – the wind   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Images: Race day five   
Herreshoff Classic Regatta 2014 - Images by Ingrid Abery   
Youth Olympics - Gold to Argentinean and Chinese Techno 293 racers   
Youth Olympics Games Nanjing - Double Youth Olympic Gold for Singapore   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race 2014 - Two Handers celebrate   
Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Brazilian dance party   
IFDS Disabled Sailing Worlds Day 5 - USA fighting for Rio 2016 Berths   
J/111 World Championship 2014 - Day 4: Shmokin Joe consolidates lead   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi on top - Extreme Sailing Series, Day 2   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Breezy frustrations   
2014 Detroit Cup - Down to the final four   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Every finisher's a winner   
2014 49er, 49er FX, Nacra 17 U.S. National Championship - Day 2   
J/24 US National Championship - Will Welles leaps into lead   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL VIR US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT