Images of Qingdao: Heading down the mine on Day 3

Red Bull Extreme Sailing capsize in Race 4 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao
Giordana Pipornetti
It was a day collisions and capsizes on the Extreme Sailing course inside the seawall at Qingdao, China, venue for the so-called light air Olympics in 2008.

Here's a galley of images of the day's action

Team GAC Pindar and Oman Air after capsizing - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao

Red Bull Extreme Sailing capsize in Race 4 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao

Red Bull Extreme Sailing capsize in race 4 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao

Team GAC Pindar capsizes in the final race - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao
Giordana Pipornetti

Team GAC Pindar, the 3rd capsize of day 3 in Qingdao © Giordana Pipornetti/Niceforyou 489 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao
Giordana Pipornetti

Oman Air, the fourth and final capsize of Day 3 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao

Red Bull Extreme Sailing capsize in Race 4 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao
Giordana Pipornetti

Oman Air, the fourth and final capsize - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao

The Wave, Muscat capsize in Race 2 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao © Sui Zhi Qiang/Lloyd Images

The Wave, Muscat capsize in Race 2 - Extreme Sailing 2011 - Day 3, Qingdao © Sui Zhi Qiang/Lloyd Images