It will be a light wind start to the day and those conditions will move into the afternoon. The direction will be changeable but it is scheduled to stabilise as the afternoon progresses with a north easterly breeze on the cards. At 14:00 4-6 knots are of breeze has been predicted and that will increase to 8-10 knots at 17:00. Thunderstorms are also a possibility in what could be a tricky day out on the water.
All of the Rio 2016 Olympic Laser spots were snapped up as the fleets split into gold, silver and bronze. Get the low down on who qualified on the ISAF website here.
Things are looking tasty in the hunt for Laser Radial qualification. The gold fleet features 33 nations but there are only 19 Rio 2016 spots up for grabs in Santander. As well as a hunt at the front for world championship glory the competition in middle and rear of the pack will be fierce.
Olympic qualification is possible in the RS:X fleets as their fleet splits will be decided. We will bring you all of the qualification news when we get it.
The schedule for the day:
|Laser Radial Gold||HP||13:00||5,6|
|Laser Silver & Bronze||Langre||13:00||5,6|
|Laser Radial Silver||Langre||13:00||5,6|
Schedule of Racing:
12-18 September, Laser and Laser Radial
13-19 September, RS:X Men and RS:X Women
14-20 September, 470 Men and 470 Women
15-21 September, 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17
Live Blog - A live blog will follow the ISAF Worlds from Thursday 11 September through to Sunday 21 September. The live blog is available here http://www.sailing.org/events/isafworlds/live-blog.php