Day # 5 Morning Report: First Day of Medal Races On Tap
Day five of the 2018 Sailing’s World Cup Series is set to produce some action-packed sailing on the first Medal Race day in Miami, USA.
Racing was cancelled yesterday due to heavy winds however the weather conditions today are expected to be calmer for the 543 sailors, from 50 nations.
The wind direction will sweep in from the east at around 15 to 20 knots with gusts reaching 30 knots. This will provide some action-packed sailing on the first of two Medal Race days.
Saturday 27 January Schedule*
*Subject to change
|Event / Class||Race Area||Warning||Number of Races|
|Men’s Windsurfer – RS:X M||Echo||14:25||1|
|Women’s Windsurfer – RS:X W||Echo||15:05||1|
|Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser||Charlie||10.30||3|
|Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial||Charlie||13.30||3|
|Men’s One Person Dinghy Heavy – Finn||Delta||10.30||3|
|Men’s Skiff – 49er||Echo||12:10||1|
|Women’s Skiff – 49er FX||Echo||12:10||1|
|Men’s Two Person Dinghy – 470 M||Delta||13.45||3|
|Women’s Two Person Dinghy – 470 W||Delta||13.55||3|
|Mixed Two Person Multihull – Nacra 17||Echo||13.35||1|
How to follow:
ENTRIES / RESULTS / SCHEDULE
27 Olympic medallists as well as World and Continental Champions have registered to compete in Miami. Click here to view the entry list in full.
Results will be available from Tuesday 23 January here – http://sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php
All fleets will commence racing on Tuesday 23 January. To view the full schedule click here.
Daily highlights and live streamed Medal Races on Saturday and Sunday will be available across the World Sailing Network. Click here to subscribe.
SAP SAILING ANALYTICS
SAP Sailing Analytics will be available from Tuesday 23 January. Live tracking, sailor analytics, live weather data and racing status will be available on the platform here – https://wcs2018-miami.sapsailing.com/
Follow the event on World Sailing’s social networks and get involved in the conversation using #WCSMiami
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Twitter – @worldsailing
All World Sailing international press releases throughout the duration of the World Cup Series, including the latest news and reports, are available to read here – http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/news/index.php
WORLD CUP SERIES
The World Cup Series is a world-class, annual series of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Over 2,000 of the World’s leading sailors, representing over 75 nations have competed in the World Cup Series which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.