The field before the line
The start of the Coastal Classic yacht race on the Waitemata Harbour. The race is from Auckland to Russell in the Bay of Islands, a distance of 119NM with line honours taken by Vodafone in a record time of 5 hours and 44 minutes.
Auckland, NZ. October 2011. (c)2011 Mike Brebner, All rights reserved.
For race commentary see: