Forth yacht race organisers aim to put sailing back on the map
The 707 National Championships are taking place with teams from across the UK taking part.
A new sailing race is being held on the Forth and has attracted teams from across the UK.
Organisers of the 707 series in Edinburgh say they hope to boost the sport in Scotland.
The series races the same type of boat with a five man crew, and has come to the Forth for the first time.
One of the competitors is UK National Champion Jon Powell, and he said the conditions had been challenging.
He said: If it stays like this it could be a bit of a lottery so people will have some very bad results and some very good results so the important thing is not to worry about the bad ones and hope for a better day the next day."
Race organisers said that promoting sailing in Scotland was very important.
Race officer Patrick Carnie said: "There's a fair amount of effort going in now to try to remind people about the fact that as an island nation we need people who understand the sea, and can actually engage with it, whether that is sailing for fun or becoming a merchant seaman coming out across the oceans."
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