Went to watch the AC45s in action in Plymouth Sound hoping for some action.  We weren’t disappointed!  It was blowing really hard and the cats were flying round the Sound.  It was a shame I couldn’t get much closer to get some photos but the actual sailing was breathtaking.  I usually find watching sailing akin to watching paint dry.  Loads of people turned up to watch.  Plymouth Sound makes a great amphitheatre and there were people everywhere.  The game seemed all about the spectators with races being 20 minutes each and finishing right in front of the crowd.  The only fly in the ointment was caused by the staff at Smeaton Tower who shut just as the last race was finishing so I didn’t get to watch the end.  Still it was like being in a helicopter! 

 

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