In the second part of the first race the wind increased, as did the wave height. UKR 11 capsized and could not keep the boat upright, had outside help, and retired.
The second start of the day was given to the Green group for the 5th race. The wind had further increased. This group also started under Black flag. VASILAS (GRE) started as the most leeward boat but touched the line boat and had to make the one turn penalty just after the start. In this race BESSONOVA (RUS) was also unlucky and broke her mast. In this group victory went to DURON/DURAND(FRA) followed by PIASECKI(POL)
Race 6 was conducted under really strong wind conditions.The top names leaded in the groups, paying alot of attention to avoid any breakages before tomorrow's final.The weather forecast is for the wind to die down.
FANTELA/MARENIC (CRO) will be fighting to obtain the World title.but there is strong competition from LEVINE/AMIR (ISR), PIASECKI/PRZYBYLAK (POL) and VASILAS/MITAKKIS (GRE) together with ROSSIGNOL/BOUDGROUD (FRA).