Sail­ing spec­tac­u­lar

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As many as 100 ves­sels in three fleets took part in Rus­sell Boat­ing Club’s 44th Tall Ships and Clas­sic In­vi­ta­tional Race on Satur­day, with fine weather at­tract­ing a near-record num­ber of en­tries plus a record num­ber of rev­ellers at the fa­mous post-race hangi and dance. Pho­tos by Peter de Graaf.

The junk-rigged schooner Ar­ca­dian and the Opua-based tall ship R Tucker Thomp­son await the noon start.

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