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Thrilling battles set up for tight action on the penultimate day

Thrilling battles set up for tight action on the penultimate day

Thrilling battles set up for tight action on the penultimate day of the 2011 Techno Windsurfing World Championships.

With sunny skies most of the week it was time for a fog day here in San Francisco. As the sailors rigged up for racing the fog itself was racing towards Alcatraz. The eastern and western courses were again quite different with respect to the wind speed and steadiness. With the western most course completely under the fog bank winds ranged from 10-18mph and were a bit on the shifty side while the eastern course was seeing mixed sun and fog and a relatively steady 20mph of wind.

The docket was changed up from the preceding three days routine with the Under 17 Girls, Under 15 Girls, Open Division, and Raceboard classes up first while the under 15 boys and under 17 boys stayed on the beach. 2 quick races were wrapped up by 1pm for the first fleets leaving them the entire day to themselves, quite a luxury courtesy San Francisco's dependable sea breeze. A look at the results board shows some incredibly tight action with multiple medals on the line between racers separated by the smallest of margins...Read more. Click here

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