ISAF - International Sailing Federation

01/22/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/22/2020 10:12

Day #3 Morning Report - Hempel World Cup Series Miami

The Miami and South Florida region is experiencing near-record cold conditions on Wednesday morning, as temperatures dropped to the low 40s with wind chill throughout the area.

The chilly temperatures of Tuesday will be surpassed by the conditions on Wednesday, as the sailors competing at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Miami embrace for the challenge on Biscayne Bay.

Sailors will race under mostly sunny skies and the high temperature this afternoon is expected to be 67 degrees. Waves will be 2-4 feet and the water temp will be in the low 70s. Wind speeds are expected to be 16-18 knots on the low end and 23-24 on the high end this morning.

The wind is expected to drop in the afternoon and expected to be 13-16 knots on the low end and 16-18 on the high end. Similar to Tuesday, the conditions are expected to be shifty and puffy.See the schedule for Wednesday first warning signals for the seven fleets racing this week. Schedule is subject to change.

Today's schedule:

Class Course Races Start Time
Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy - Finn A 2 11:00
Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial B 2 11:00
Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser B 2 13:30
Men's Two Person Dinghy - 470 C 2 11:30
Women's Two Person Dinghy - 470 C 2 13:30
Men's Windsurfer - RS:X A 3 13:15
Women's Windsurfer - RS:X A 3 13:30

Find out how to follow the event below:

EVENT WEBSITE
Click here for further information on Miami and the Hempel World Cup Series - https://miami.ussailing.org/.

ENTRIES / RESULTS / SCHEDULE
Click here to view the entry list in full.

Click here for the schedule.

Results will be available here - http://sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php.

WATCH
Daily highlights and live streamed Medal Races on Saturday 25 January will be available across the World Sailing YouTube Channel. Click here to subscribe.

Saturday Medal Races - Men's and Women's 470, Laser, Radial, Finn and Men's and Women's RS:X will be available to watch here.

SAP SAILING ANALYTICS
Live tracking, sailor analytics, live weather data and racing status will be available on the SAP Sailing Analytics here - http://hwcs2020-round2.sapsailing.com/.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Follow the event on World Sailing's social networks and get involved in the conversation using #hwcsmiami
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/worldsailingofficial/
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/worldsailingofficial/
Twitter - @worldsailing

PRESS RELEASES
All World Sailing international press releases throughout the duration of the Hempel World Cup Series, including the latest news and reports, are available to read here - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/news/index.php.

HEMPEL WORLD CUP SERIES
The World Cup Series is a world-class, annual series of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Over 2,000 of the World's leading sailors, representing over 75 nations have competed in the World Cup Series which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.