Light Breezes at Laser Radial Worlds:
Medemblik, Netherlands (August 25, 2017) – Today brought the first round of the Final Series at the 2017 Laser Radial World Championships. The fleets were divided into Gold and Silver in the women’s division based on results from the last four days of qualifying races.
The morning began with postponement on shore while the breeze built to about 6-7 knots, for the sailors to head out on the IJsselmeer. The fleets arrived at the course only to watch the wind die out under an AP flag, and returned to shore. Finally, after a significant wind shift, the sailors were sent out again in a steady 7 knots to start the Final Series.
In the Gold fleet, there was a reversal in the leaderbo…
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World on Water Global Sailing News – August 25, 2017:
On this week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show:
In this episode, WoW crew is covering Australia’s Whitsunday Sailing Club’s Airlie Beach Race Week with the fleet and the whales, the NYYC Multihull Regatta and the Gunboats, the 2017-18 Clipper Round the World Race start in Liverpool, England, the classics in the Panerai Nantucket Regatta, Day 4 of the RC 44 in Maarstrand, Sweden, Day 2 at the Landsails Tyres J-Cup in England and the Extreme Sailing Series in Hamburg, Germany.