2012 Sail for Gold | Tue. 5 June
The 2nd day of racing at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta took place in far below Summer temperatures. The fresh breeze gave us the opportunity to take some spectacular shots of high performance sailing on the Olympic waters of London 2012.
21 imagesAustralia is leading the Laser Standard fleet after two days of racing at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, currently taking place in Weymouth, the Londen 2012 Olympic Sailing venue, Tom Burton managed to save on a few points and takes the overnight lead with 9 pts. with Tom Slingsby on his tail with 13 pts. Both Aussie Toms take a strong early lead on the men's one person dinghy fleet by setting a margin today of 9 pts. between Slingsby and the #3 on the overall rankings, Philipp Buhl (GER), after only four races in the qualifyiong series.
7 imagesThierry Schmitter (NED) starts the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta in the 2.4 with a strong lead after two days of racing in the Paralympic 2.4 class.
22 imagesMat Belcher and Malcolm Page (AUS) managed to maintain their overall lead today in the men's 470 event at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta. For a change, the 'untouchables' allowed Paul SNOW-HANSEN and Jason SAUNDERS (NZL) to enjoy a day of scoring bullets only.
15 imagesAfter two days of racing and four races completed, World Champs Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark (GBR) maintain their leading position