J24 World Championship - Day 1 images by David Branigan

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: John Allen’s Legal Alien from the Royal Western Yacht Club (right) on day one of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club where 40 crews from ten nations are competing on the course area between Ireland’s Eye and Lambay Island.
Photographer David Branigan was on site during day one of the J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club, near Dublin, to capture this gallery of images. Enjoy!

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: The Italian Marine team in action (left) on La Superba during the opening race of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club yesterday (Monday).

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: The Italian Marine team in action on La Superba during the opening race of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club yesterday (Monday).

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Ian Iisley's team from Monaco in the first race in the BMW J24 World Championships off Ireland's Eye yesterday (Monday).

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Ian Iisley's team from Monaco in the first race in the BMW J24 World Championships off Ireland's Eye yesterday (Monday).

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Stefan Hyde on Nyah, the best of the Irish boat's with a sixth place in race one of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club where 40 crews from ten nations are competing on the course area between Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island.

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Racing started with light conditions for day one of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club where 40 crews from ten nations are competing on the course area between Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island.

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Cobh native Flor O'Driscoll competing in Hard On Port in the opening race of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club.

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: Racing started with light conditions for day one of the BMW J24 World Championships at Howth Yacht Club where 40 crews from ten nations are competing on the course area between Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island.

Howth Yacht Club, Co. Dublin, Ireland; Monday 26th August 2013: German entry Rotoman edges ahead of Ireland's Stefan Hyde in the opening race of the BMW J24 World Championship at Howth Yacht Club yesterday (Monday) where 40 boats from ten nations are competing this week.

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