Moth Worlds 2012: Lake Garda, Italy

Foiling fanatics flock to Lake Garda, Italy, for the Moth World Championship, which runs through August 26. Check out a video of the sailing action here. Photos by Thierry Martinez Click here to check out Martinez's photos from a hairy top-mark rounding.

Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Brad Funk gets foiling.Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Magnus Gravare (SWE)Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Racing on the morning of the third day was breeze on.Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Francesco Bianchi (ITA) bites the dust.Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Back of his shirt: "Yes baby, I'm flying"Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Anthony Kotoun (ISV)Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
12_17273 ©Th.Martinez/Sea&Co. CAMPIONE DEL GARDA - ITALY . 22 August 2012 . 2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS. Day 3. Morning racing.Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
George Peet (USA) nosedivesThierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Jason Belben (GBR) fliesThierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Moths take flight on scenic Lake Garda in Italy. There are 116 sailors entered in the event.Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Eric Aakhus (USA)Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Day one of racing on Lake GardaThierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
12_17129 ©Th.Martinez/Sea&Co. CAMPIONE DEL GARDA - ITALY . 20 August 2012 . 2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS. Day 1. Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
12_17226 ©Th.Martinez/Sea&Co. CAMPIONE DEL GARDA - ITALY . 22 August 2012 . 2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS. Day 3. Afternoon racing. D1-James Dorron(AUS3833)Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
Jack Sherring (AUS)Thierry Martinez
Moth Sailing: 2012 World Championship in Garda, Italy
2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS.
12_17259 ©Th.Martinez/Sea&Co. CAMPIONE DEL GARDA - ITALY . 22 August 2012 . 2012 ZHIK NAUTICA MOTH WORLDS. Day 3. Morning racing.Thierry Martinez