Recap day 3
Day 3 is the first finals day! There’s more wind than the previous days so the sailors are excited for some action! Around 10 AM all the boats are launching and heading to the race course. Around 11 AM races started in 12-15 knots and again a clear blue sky: Workum is treating us well! The wind dropped again at the end of the day, but plenty races have been sailed.
HIGH PERFORMANCE COURSE.
At the high performance course the Nacra 15 and 29er are racing shorter and therefore more races: the 5 races sailed on Saturday brings their total to 13 races. The Swiss team of Max and Amanda is still leading the pack at the Nacra 15 class. The 29er is ruled by the French Théo Revil and Gautier Guevel. They have a huge lead with 28 points.
In the Optimist is became a family affair between brother and sister from Malta: Richard and Antonia. Their friends from Slovenia and the USA are still close behind. Watch the interview and sailing footage from Richard here.
At the Benjamin course 9 races are on the score board. At this group of the youngest sailors of the event it’s the Dutch Lenny Hofman in charge.
LASER AND SPLASH
Another family affair in the Laser 4.7 and a clean sweep. Annabelle Westerhof is in the lead but by minimal margin. At the Laser Radial it’s Junrui Lu from Singapore leading with a 10 points gap to number 2. In the Splash Blue it’s Paulien Thalen in the lead.
CADET AND RS FEVA
Gijs Dutilh and Ocker Stoop are leading from the start at this event in the RS Feva class. At the cadet class it’s brother and sister Ted & Sjuul leading. This morning we spoke to the coach of the Dutch Cadet class, this will be online soon on facebook!