The amazing images taken by Philip Plisson during the International Six Metre World Championship are now available to order online at http://philipplisson.smugmug.com/6-M-JI-WC
Six Metre Worlds Press Officer Fi Brown – www.fionabrown.com (some of Fi’s images were showing on the screens in the tent)
Philip Plisson – www.philip-plisson-blog.com (M. Plisson’s images were also showing on the screens – they were the really amazing photos including the aerial shots!)
Theirry Martinez – www.seaandco.net
Eric Rousseau – Online gallery coming soon! If you use Facebook you can see a selection of his images on his page at www.facebook.com/veloximages in the meantime.
Sorry got the radio silence today. We’ve all been in transit home with limited connectivity. We’re gathering together all the links for photographers who are busily uploading their images and will share them all with you asap on Monday.
Today there was a small end of event social gathering where the local businesses entertained the regatta organisers to thank them for the business the regatta had brought to the town. As a gesture of thanks the businesses have donated Euro 1000 to the local SNSM (Lifeboats) and Euro 2000 to Société Nautique de la Trinité-sur-mer.
The request to the jury for the reopening of a hearing which could have effected 5th place in the Open Division has been refused on the grounds that no new evidence was to be presented. The results for the Open Division are therefore now final as published last night and Bertie Bicket’s Scoundrel One is confirmed in 5th place.
The Six Metre Worlds Gala Dinner and Prize Giving takes place this evening at 20.00 in the event marquee. The competitors will come together one last time to honour their champions and celebrate an outstanding championship.