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6 May 2002, 11:22 am
Racing Only on the Saturday
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United 4 Sailing Championship
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Three races were completed though so that the event was valid for the championship.

Saturday saw strong winds, combined with the low air temperatures (9-11 degrees) and very cold water temperatures from about 7 degrees, there wa almost ice present, made the 3 races very tough for the competitors.

On the Sunday the wind gained even more in strength and the race officers from the 3 courses wisely decided to cancel all races for the day. So all 300+ competitors could leave for their homes safely. With three races completed on the Saturday this was enough for a valid series for the 420, 470, Cadet, Europe, Laser 4.7, Laser, Laser Radial and Optimist classes.

Full results for all the classes are available by clicking on the link below.
Eric Mehlbaum/News Editor
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