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Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships day 4 storms

'The current world Champions in the Men’s and Women’s RS:X, Piotr Myszka of Poland and Blanca Manchon of Spain- Perth 2011 ISAF World Championships (Photo: Paul Kane/Perth 2011)'    Paul Kane /Perth 2011

Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships Race Committee abandoned all racing at 1350 local time on the afternoon of Day 4, Tuesday 6 December.

After a morning of loud thunder, lightning and sometimes heavy rain, the Race Committee made the decision to abandon racing for the day.


The forecast of electrical storms and possible wind gusts up to 100kph continuing through to evening kept the fleet sailors killing time in the boat parks hoping for an afternoon's start.

Late on Tuesday, the Race Committee announced that all fleet races would start at the earlier local time of 12 noon on Wednesday, 7 December. Competition Manager Skip Lissiman said it was hoped weather conditions would allow an extra race to be sailed in each of the four fleet classes.

The other delayed races will be held on either Thursday or Friday which are nominated lay days, according to each class.

'Safety was the ultimate concern today,' Lissiman said. 'The electrical storms posed too big a danger to sailors on the water

RS:X Women's Top 10
1. ISR 1111 Lee-el Korzits 5.0
2. GBR 94 Bryony E Shaw 5.0
3. ITA 11 Laura Linares 6.0
4. CHN 47 Huang Yue 9.0
5. CHN 3 Zhu Huali 9.0
6. ITA 46 Tartaglini Flavia 10.0
7. FRA 4 Picon Charline 10.0
8. GER 369 Delle Moana 10.0
9. CHN 7 Li Ling 10.0
10. POL20 Brygola Agata 10.0

Full Results here
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