04/18/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/18/2019 13:00
Over the first three days of racing at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa, the 676 sailors from 58 nations have been up against light winds that has hit the scheduled programme of racing.
Thursday's forecast is again for light wind with 4-5 knots from the west predicted. As of 0945 local time, the morning cloud cover had disappeared and has been replaced with blue sky and sunshine which could potentially see a sea breeze develop.
Racing is scheduled to commence at 11:00 local time and every fleet has an additional race scheduled in a bid to catch up on races lost.
The schedule of the day is below:
|Fleet||Course Area||Start Time||# of Races|
|Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser||Bravo||
|Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial||Bravo||
|Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy - Finn||Alpha||11:00||3|
|Men's Skiff - 49er||Charlie||
|Women's Skiff - 49erFX||Delta||
|Men's Two Person Dinghy - 470 Men||Alpha||14:00||3|
|Women's Two Person Dinghy - 470 Women||Alpha||14:10||3|
|Mixed Two Person Multihull - Nacra 17||Echo||
ENTRIES / RESULTS / SCHEDULE
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Results are available here - http://sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php
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Saturday Medal Races - Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX
URL - https://youtu.be/kyGGiRqiUdw
Sunday Medal Races - 470, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial
URL - https://youtu.be/0N7vriMpM-U
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HEMPEL WORLD CUP SERIES
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