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Day 1 of Nations Cup Qualifier - AUS and NZL
By RNZYS Media,
12:16 PM Fri 26 Sep 2008
After a morning practice session comprising a mixed round-robin at the request of the competitors, racing got underway at 1.30 this afternoon in absolutely sparkling conditions but with a shifty light south-westerly breeze that ranged from 8 – 13 knots. Racing was made challenging for sailors and the race management personnel alike. ...[more]
PredictWind forecasts good breeze for Qingdao
By Jon Bilger, Auckland ,
4:23 PM Thu 11 Sep 2008
The expert wind forecasting model, PredictWind.com is predicting moderate breezes for the next five days of the Paralympic Regatta at Qingdao, China.
Weather forecasting is provided by PredictWind.com, whose founder Jon Bilger was in charge of the weather team for the Alinghi team - America’s Cups winner in 2003 and 2007.
Bilger told sail-World today that 'Winds are expected 10-15knots all w ...[more]
PredictWind - very light airs for racing Wednesday
By Sail-World and PredictWind.Com,
9:25 AM Wed 20 Aug 2008
PredictWind forecasts only very light winds in Qingdao today, Wednesday, increasing substantially for the next two days. Today at the Olympic regatta, racing is scheduled for the RS:X Mens and Womens classes (Medal Races) and fleet racing in the Star and Tornado classes, who are due to race their Medal races on Thursday ...[more]
PredictWind Olympic prognosis for Friday 15 August
By Jon Bilger,
1:27 PM Fri 15 Aug 2008
Jon Bilger of PredictWind.com?nid=113374 has provided the following forecast for Qingdao Olympic Venue: Friday 15th August ...[more]
PredictWind has more breeze for Friday
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World,
5:52 PM Thu 14 Aug 2008
PredictWind is showing more wind for tomorrow , Friday at the Qingdao Olympics. Racing today has been all but cancelled, with Finns and Yngling just being canclled for the day and they were already one race down going into this regatta. However Predictwind?nid=113374 is showing winds blowing at 12 knots tomorrow maybe more. ...[more]
PredictWind - Olympic Wind Analysis - Day 1
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World,
8:15 PM Fri 8 Aug 2008
PredictWind.com's prognosis is for winds of 10 to 11 kts for the Opening Day of the 2008 Olympic regatta in Qingdao. ...[more]
SSANZ postpones 60 miler for 24 hours
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com,
5:20 AM Sat 2 Aug 2008
In the face of a gale warning issued by MetService, organisers of the second race in the B&G SIMRAD Two handed Triple Series have postponed the start of the race for 24 hours to Sunday 3 August. ...[more]
Big wind predicted for Auckland and Qingdao
By PredictWind.Com and Sail-World,
9:44 PM Fri 25 Jul 2008
Various weather services in New Zealand are predicting a one in 10 year storm to hit Auckland and northern New Zealand on Saturday 26 July 2008.
The prognosis from PredictWind.com?nid=113374 shows how this wind situation will develop based on weather feeds from USA and Canada. ...[more]
Predicting the Wind
By Richard Gladwell,
9:41 PM Sun 6 Jul 2008
The decision, early Saturday morning, to postpone the opening race in New Zealand's popular B&G SIMRAD Two Handed Triple Series, was probably initially greeted a few quizzical thoughts by competitors.
By the time most were waking up and thinking of what lay ahead the wind had dropped and for a time Auckland's Waitemata Harbour was almost glassy.
However the predictions of strong and squally ...[more]
B&G SIMRAD 50 has been postponed by SSANZ
By SSANZ and Sail-World,
5:44 AM Sat 5 Jul 2008
The first race of the B&G SIMRAD Two Handed Triple Series has 50 has been postponed by race officials due to the weather forecasts, showing that winds of up to 45 knots were predicted to hit the race fleet this afternoon. The forecasts were backed up by America's Cup weather specialist Jon Bilger's new PredictWind.com weather service. ...[more]
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