J/70 Worlds, Day 2

Racing continued today in Newport, with Joel Ronning maintaining the lead.

Racing continued today in the J/70 World Championships, sponsored by Helly Hansen and hosted by the New York Yacht Club. Joel Ronning and Catapult maintained a close lead over Tim Healy's team aboard Helly Hansen. With three more days of racing scheduled, it'll be a battle to see who comes out on top of the 86-boat fleet. Cumulative results are updated on the J/70 World Championship website.

Images courtesy of Paul Todd/Outside Images

Here, a short, raw video of the first windward mark rounding of the day- an impressive sight in such a large fleet!

Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM
Newport-Rhode Island, USA September 2014. 2014 J/70 World Championship presented by Helly Hansen, sailed between September 8-13 and hosted by the New York Yacht Club at Harbour Court. Race Day 2 was held outside the harbour in Rhode Island Sound with the mornings first race from the North-East 12 knots and lighter winds for the second race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY© WWW.OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM