For the first time in the championship blue skies welcomed sailors to the venue with no sign of sea fog. Fortunately the gradient wind remained from the north east and the first starting signal was as scheduled.
The Moth Worlds fleet woke up to a glorious day at Hayling Island. The wind was blowing a steady 15 knots, the sun was shining and it was 23 degrees by 10:00 - perfect sailing conditions. The Gold fleet went out into Hayling Bay, while the Silver fleet headed off East to Bracklesham Bay.
For the second day in succession the competitors in the Laser Radial Men's World Championship woke up in sunshine and then arrived at the club to be greeted by a sea fog as a result of an unchanged weather system over most of the Baltic Sea.
The three sailing events of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games will take place in the Chinese coastal city of Qingdao. The Paralympic Sailing Competition will take place from the 8-13 September. Gold medals will be decided in three Paralympic sailing events, featuring a total of 80 sailors.
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