Coastal Classic: Images from the start - 3

Stealth Mission dismasting - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Sail-World was on the water for the start of the 2013 Coastal Classic and filed these images - third of three galleries

The multihull Stealth Mission was dismasted just short of Rangitoto Light - no-one was injured and she returned to Auckland under her own power.

Stealth Mission dismasted - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Stealth Mission soon after dismasting - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Freedom - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Crusader (Elliott 35) - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Team Australia (Sean Langman) - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

A long tiring trip ahead - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Georgia (Jim Farmer) Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

TP52 V5 (David Nathan) with Wired to leeward - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Giacomo (Jim Delegat) - Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Crew member working on Team Australia before the Start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013

Volvo 70 Giacomo (formerly 2011/12 VOR race winner Groupama 3) - pictured at the start of Coastal Classic 2013, Waitemata Harbour, October 25, 2013