The biggest show in town drew the crowds for a spectacular opening ceremony in brilliant sunshine! A record entry of over 400 competitors from 28 countries followed the brightly dressed musical ensemble to form a colourful flag waving parade around the harbour at Brest.
A fantastic photo opportunity as competitors gathered for team photos with happy smiling faces - Photo Album by Patrik Pollak
Sunday sees practice racing and then competition starts in earnest on Monday 21st, reaching its climax on Saturday 26th. Windguru suggests 8-13 knots and we are looking forward to some exciting racing.
Stay tuned for live coverage with SailRacer and SportsXstream from Monday on the event website
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