A must see video clip from the recent Melges 32 Worlds

I’m pretty sure that Joe Woods’ team aboard Red didn’t want to do a gybe set at the weather mark in the recent Melges 32 World Championships and they certainly didn’t want to tack around. But thanks to one of their fellow competitors, that’s precisely what they were forced to execute in a manoeuvre that included a knock down.

Take a look at this remarkable mark rounding, it’s a must watch…

Check out Big Breeze, Small Errors, Big Crash – 2010 Melges Worlds

Once you’ve started breathing again, think about how easily the situation could have turned into a major pile up.

Then, now you’re in the mood, take a look at the pile up between Bribon and Audi A1 at the last regatta of the Audi Medcup season…

Crash between Audi A1 and Bribon