Rolex Sydney Hobart: Images from Tasman Island - Carlo Borlenghi

Venture 2 shows her appendage kit as she blasts south on Day 4 off Tasman Island

Top international photographer, Carlo Borlenghi, was in the skies around Tasman Island as 45kt winds have the Class 0 competitors a dust-up early Saturday morning in the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Race.

He shared these images of the closing stages of the race.

Venture 2 buries the bow as she blasts south on Day 4

Kerumba veiled in spray as she encounters the southwesterly off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Southern Excellence II cuts through the swell on Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Nikata cresting the big seas passing Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Nikata off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Brindabella with dolphins off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Brindabella makes the most of the fast running conditions on Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Jens Kellinghausen's Varuna on morning of Day 4 - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Southern Excellence II off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Zefiro off Tasman Island - 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

VELOCE, Sail No: SM602, Bow No: 06, Owner: Phil Simpfendorfer, Skipper: Phil Simpfendorfer, Design: Elliott 44CR, LOA (m): 13.7, State: VIC off Tasman Island

VENTURE 2, Sail No: M497, Bow No: 79, Owner: Stephen Chapman, Skipper: Stephen Chapman, Design: Elliott 50, LOA (m): 15.2, State: NSW off Tasman Island