Sailors have been battling tough conditions on Day 5 of the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
The first few days saw superb sailing weather - but there was a change this morning, which saw a number of races called off.
However the Black Group classes pressed ahead - and took on everything the elements could throw at them.
VIDEO: Almost 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors will take part this week in the world's biggest sailing regatta. The event ,which dates back to 1826, attracts a wide range of competitors from amateurs to Olympic and World champions.