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2022 Hobie 16 World Championships in Costa Brava Pirineu de Girona, Spain - Day 13

by Hobie Racing 27 Sep 11:45 PDT 15-29 September 2022

Another long day but the semis are in the books. Who made the cut?

Similar to yesterday, racing for the final day of the semi-finals got under way shortly after 11:00 AM in the offshore breeze. The early race started off in 12 knots of breeze but, it didn't hold. As the wind got lighter during the race it became shifty. Finding the favored side and managing the shifts became the priority. One race was completed in this session before the wind died and sailors were sent to shore.

Session two sailors were held onshore waiting for the onshore thermal that finally arrived in the late afternoon. This race was a light and lumpy one with oscillating winds of 6-10 knots. Those that picked the correct shift pattern did well but it was easy to make a mistake and lose many places.

At the front, the battle for the lead continues with incredibly consistent finishes from Darren SMITH/Claire BISGOOD (AUS) lead followed closely by Cam OWEN/Susan Ghent (AUS) in second and Yamil SABA FUENTES/Gonzolo CENDRA FALCON (VEN) in third.

With the semi-finals concluded the field will now but cut to the top 48 teams who will continue on for the final two days.

Find out more on the event website at hobieworlds.com

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