Images from Race 5, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds

Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne

Images from Race 5, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds - as the seabreeze filled in, showing Port Phillip at its finest.

Racing was very close throughout most of the fleet, and there were several instances of groups of five yachts or more crossing the finish line within a couple of boatlengths of each other. Mark roundings were something else again with this level of congestion and the fresh seabreeze.

Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Race winners Alderson and Mcaullay (AUS) head back through the fleet in race 5, on Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


"And hows your father?" A New Zealand and Australian crew exchange pleasantries rounding the leeward mark in Race 5 on Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


"we’ve got problems!" Rounding the wing mark in Race 5 of Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Alderson and Mcaullay (AUS)take the gun in Race 5 on day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne


Another blanket finish in Race 5 on Day 3, 2009 Flying Fifteen Worlds, Port Phillip, Melbourne