Valetta, Malta (March 27, 2015) – With gale force winds forecast from lunchtime on, it was a relatively early start to proceedings for day three of the RC44 Valletta Cup in Malta.
Principal Race Officer, Peter Reggio, got racing underway two hours ahead of schedule, at 0930, before finally pulling the plug at midday after two races had been held. Over this period the conditions were ‘changeable’, starting in around 10-12 knots, but with a sizeable swell left over from yesterday, oddly running with the boats on the upwind legs. For race two the wind was building, typically in the high-teens with the wind-driven waves picking up, confusing the sea state.
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