Tuesday, July 13, 2010

On the water!

As some of you know I am involved in Cork Week 2010 as Website Editor and the event kicked off last Saturday with the racing starting yesterday in lovely sunshine with some good wind.  I went out on the Harbour Course and took some shots - lovely to see blue skies and colourful spinnakers in the harbour.
There was some tight racing in the J/109 Fleet - two boats rounding the top mark by Cobh (pictured above).
This is a photo of the winning J/109 yesterday - Jeroboam skippered by local sailor - Rob O'Leary.  Pictured turning the top mark by Cobh (Cobh Cathedral in the background).

I am delighted I managed to get a few hours on the water yesterday as today the weather is grey/gray! and there is a chance of rain!.

Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a great day.


mckinkle said...

What lovely shots and such a beautiful area you live in.


Keryn x

Alice said...

wow! amazing photos, Deirdre! happy to hear that you enjoyed the event! thanks for sharing!

Lin said...

I don't know a thing about sailing, but I really enjoyed these pictures, Deirdre! Thanks so much for sharing!

Nancy said...

Looks like a beautiful day, Deirdre! Thanks for sharing!

Barb said...

How fun!! Love these beautiful pictures, Deirdre!

stampingandstitching said...

Gorgeous photos Deirdre and it sounds like you've been having better weather than us - aah the sunny south!

Judith said...

Great photos Deirdre, nice to get out in the sunshine and enjoy yourself.

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