With close knit racing anything can happen. Superb days of sailboat racing can immediately promote competitors up from the middle of the pack to the top of tree, as seen throughout many of the classes on the second day of racing.
Abu Dhabi has delivered wonderful sailing conditions that have been widely praised by the 270 competitors from 38 nations and more is expected on the penultimate day. A north westerly breeze of 15 knots will blow through the four race areas throughout the day which will make for fair and exciting races.
The schedule of the day is as follows:
The racing will be available to watch in 2D and 3D via the live tracking.
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Fully-produced highlight packages from 27-30 November will be available to view on the ISAF Sailing World Cup YouTube Channel here.
Results will be available straight from the water here - www.sailing.org/worldcup/results/index.php
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About ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi
All ten Olympic events will be contested in Abu Dhabi from 26-30 November, with an open kiteboarding event joining the fray around Lulu Island off the UAE capital's stunning Corniche.
With just 20 boats in each event the competition is set to be fierce. Equipment will be supplied in eight of the ten Olympic events (RS:X sailors shall bring their own equipment) and support will be available for travel expenses and accommodation.
The Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club will host the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final with some technical facilities located at the adjacent Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club. The venue is located on the main island of the city with immediate access to the beautiful waters of the Arabian Gulf.
The ten Olympic events will contest an opening series and a Medal Race with the kiteboard fleet using a short track format. Prize money will be in awarded to the top three overall finishers in each of the Olympic events from a total prize purse of US$200,000.
The qualification system for the 2014 Final was published on 30 July 2014 and is included Addendum A of the Notice of Race. Click here for the Notice of Race. The first sailors to secure their place were confirmed at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander where the top ten in each event were offered a place.