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10 February 2003, 04:36 pm
Light Winds For Day One
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Hobie Tiger World Championship
Raffles Marina

The Third Hobie Tiger World Championssip is unique as it the first to be held in Asia. With Sailors travelling from Far afield, the event was opened officially by the president of Singapore.

After unloading containers in intense heat over the last few days, anticipation was rife for the first day of racing today. After waiting on the sun drenched beach for the wind, one race was eventually sailed in about 6-7 Knots and 1.5 knots of tide.

Results after the first day see Enrique Figueroa and Jorge Hernandez (PUR) leading after race one, followed by Dol Camille-Olivier and Francoise Boulaire (FRA). The only real incident of the day was when Brad Sumner was penalised for a startline infraction.

Top Ten Results

Helm Crew Nation R1 Position
Enrique Figueroa Jorge Hernandez PUR 1 1
Dol Camille-Olivier Francoise Boulaire FRA 2 2
Greg Thomas Jacques Bernier USA 3 3
Steve Fields Peter Dubbelaar AUS 4 4
Darren Stower Lloyd Bradshaw AUS 5 5
John Bauldry Karen Ann Xavier USA 6 6
Keith Christensen Curtis Christensen USA 7 7
Aaron Worrall Andrew Keag AUS 9 9
Allan Lawrance Gordon McGillivray RSA 10 10

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