1.	 Photo - Paul Borg & Kylie Forth closing in from behind at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships in Porto Maurizio, Italy.

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2.	 Photo - Paul Borg & Kylie Forth lead to top Italian team at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.
5.	 Photo - Paul Borg & Kylie Forth training for the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.

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Match Racing Championships - Adelaide - April 2007

Photo: Kylie Forth from Western Australia took on the International Champion in her first match race as a skipper

Kylie Forth from Western Australia took on the International Champion in her first match race as a skipper

Photo: There was close racing between the Italian skippers

There was close racing between the Italian skippers

Photo: Borg vs Bersani

Borg vs Bersani

Photo: Victorians Paul Borg & Roy Jewell have won the 2007 Australian Match Racing Regatta for Blind & Vision Impaired Sailors

Victorians Paul Borg & Roy Jewell have won the 2007 Australian Match Racing Regatta for Blind & Vision Impaired Sailors

Photo: 4th place, Forth and Aspinal

4th Place - Forth and Aspinal

3rd Place - Santoni & Salmon

3rd Place - Santoni & Salmon

Photo: 2nd Place - Bersani and Scott

2nd Place - Bersani  & Scott

Photo: 1st Place - Borg and Jewell

1st Place - Borg and Jewell

 Homerus 2006

Photo 1.	Paul Borg & Kylie Forth closing in from behind at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships in Porto Maurizio, Italy.

Paul Borg & Kylie Forth closing in from behind at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships in Porto Maurizio, Italy.

 

 

Photo 2.	Paul Borg & Kylie Forth lead to top Italian team at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.

Paul Borg & Kylie Forth lead to top Italian team at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.

 

 

Photo 3.	The victorious Australian Team at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships presentations.  L-R - Sonya Staley (escort), David Staley (coach/manager), Paul Borg (helm), Kylie Forth (sheet hand), Margaret Forth (escort).

The victorious Australian Team at the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships presentations. L-R - Sonya Staley (escort), David Staley (coach/manager), Paul Borg (helm), Kylie Forth (sheet hand), Margaret Forth (escort).

Photo 4.	Australian Team for the 2005 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.  L-R  David Staley (coach/manager), Don Scott (sheet hand), Paul Borg (helm).

Australian Team for the 2005 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships. L-R – David Staley (coach/manager), Don Scott (sheet hand), Paul Borg (helm).

Photo 5.	Paul Borg & Kylie Forth training for the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.

Paul Borg & Kylie Forth training for the 2006 Homerus Blind Match Racing Championships.

 

Photo 6.	Winners are grinners  Paul Borg & Kylie Forth after being presented with their 2006 Homerus International Championship trophies.

Winners are grinners – Paul Borg & Kylie Forth after being presented with their 2006 Homerus International Championship trophies.

Photo 7.	Borg & Scott secured a 1 leg advantage over the Swiss team in their 2005 match.

Borg & Scott secured a 1 leg advantage over the Swiss team in their 2005 match.

 

Photo 8.	Italy and Israel enter the start between the two leeward acoustic buoys.

Italy and Israel enter the start between the two leeward acoustic buoys.

 

Photo 9.	Kylie Forth, winning crew in the 2006 Homerus Championships

Kylie Forth, winning crew in the 2006 Homerus Championships

Photo 10.	Paul Borg and Don Scott in practice races for the 2005 Homerus Championships.  Umpire George Chapman (GBR) with two-way radio.

Paul Borg and Don Scott in practice races for the 2005 Homerus Championships. Umpire George Chapman (GBR) with two-way radio.

 

Photo 11.	The victorious Australian team sail back to harbour at the conclusion of the 2006 Homerus International Championships.

The victorious Australian team sail back to harbour at the conclusion of the 2006 Homerus International Championships.

 

Photo 12.	Paul Borg and Don Scott were presented with their 2005 Australian Sailors of the Year with a Disability award by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in July 2006.

Paul Borg and Don Scott were presented with their 2005 Australian Sailors of the Year with a Disability award by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal in July 2006.

 

Photo 13.	Paul Borg won the 2006 Australian Access Class 303 Championship against a fleet of sighted competitors.

Paul Borg won the 2006 Australian Access Class 303 Championship against a fleet of sighted competitors.

 

 

Photo 14.	The first meeting of the Homerus International Committee in Porto Maurizio, Italy, in May 2005.

The first meeting of the Homerus International Committee in Porto Maurizio, Italy, in May 2005.

 

 

 

Photo 15.	Paul Borg  2005 Victorian Sailor of the Year with a Disability with Yachting Victoria President, John Burgess, and Hugh.

Paul Borg – 2005 Victorian Sailor of the Year with a Disability with Yachting Victoria President, John Burgess, and Hugh.

 

Ame Barnbrook and Leigh Dunstan on Trapeze.   Eighteen year old Barnbrook was born with Phocoamelioma  she has no arms, one leg and steers the boat with her toes using an electronic joystick that controls servo electric motors and winches.  She has been competing in the Access classes for many years and placed 6th at the 2004 IFDS Single Person Worlds raced in Access Liberties.  Crew Leigh Dunstan has been sailing skiffs for several years, starting off in Flying Ants and spending most of his time racing Javelins.

Ame Barnbrook and Leigh Dunstan on Trapeze.

Australian Blind Sailing Regatta Team at Port Stevens

Australian Blind Sailing Regatta Team at Port Stevens

Borg vs Parente, Got him on Starboard

Borg vs Parente, Got him on Starboard

 
 
 
   
   
     

 


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