BVI Spring regatta images by Todd VanSickle

Match racing took place on IC 24s, modified J/24s that benefifit from a Melges 24-like cockpit - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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BVI Spring Regatta 2011. Caribbean photographer Todd VanSickle has been on the water, doing it tough. Here is a selection of his latest images.

A tacking duel commences - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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William Bailey and crew give chase to Kay Acott and her all-female crew - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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12-14 knots and flat watyers made for ideal match-racing conditions - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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William Bailey and Kay Acott get off the line cleanly - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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The flags are raised and the decision made - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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Umpire boats trail close astern, obviating the need for protest meetings - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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Gybe-on-a-dime moves are par in this competitive fleet - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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The downhill sprint back to the finishing line - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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Pre-start tomfoolery - 2011 Gill BVI International Match Racing Championship
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