Mistral wind is still protagonist of the Flying Dutchman World Championship.
The Final Series phase begins today, which will tomorrow decide the World Champion Flying Dutchman 2017 at Marina di Scarlino.
Changes at the top of the standings, with the start of the finals. Tomorrow the last test.
The FD Worlds continues in the waters of the Gulf of Follonica, with 102 registered vessels representing 16 nations.
The thermal breeze of Mistral has made it possible to dispute today also two beautiful regattas with medium-light intensity wind, around 8-10 knots.
With the two of today’s races, the headings in the provisional rankings are canceled. German team Schwartz / Kirst (GER 87), who led the championship from the first day, slips in 6th position, following a 44th place in the last race today. The Hungarians Majthenyi / Domokos /HUN 70) head to head, followed by Danish brothers Bojsen-Moller (DEN 21) and Austrian Aicholzer / Zingerle (AUT 38).
Just close the provisional podium Italian crew Nicola and Francesco Vespasiani (ITA 4) and at eight place for Gregori / Mariotti (ITA 102).
Tomorrow for the final race will come down in the water with the hand-held notebook to the top teams. With the dispute, in fact, of the ninth and final race, the second discard will come into effect, and the rankings will therefore be able to be further modified.
It is possible to follow the race updates on www.fdworlds2017.com and on the Facebook profile and Instagram.
It is a fun way to go home with the tracking service Metasail, a tool for tracking sailing boats. A Metasail device is present on every boat and boom and the races are then available live and deferred on the web at www.metasail.it
WARNING SIGNAL at 10:55 – 30 September 2017