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Post Options Post Options   Quote redback Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Aug 08 at 11:19pm
Oh I do hope so - its been a dire viewing so far. 
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BBC site says:

0541: Sailing update. Still no wind in Qingdao. Not even the flags are moving apparently. Who's up for a wind dance?

So much for force 4/5.

 

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It would seem it's  case of:

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Scooby_simon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Aug 08 at 9:42am
Originally posted by Stefan Lloyd

BBC site says:

0541: Sailing update. Still no wind in Qingdao. Not even the flags are moving apparently. Who's up for a wind dance?

So much for force 4/5.

 

 

I did say starting Friday....Wind Guru has nowt today, F4 Friday, F2-3 Sat, Sunday F5, Mon F2-4, Tuesday F1, Weds F6 !!!!!

 

Reads like there are some storm cells around, but cannot really tell when the wind might arrive.  Fingers crossed it might.....

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Finn and Yngling cancelled for today
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All Sailing is now cancelled

 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote getafix Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 Aug 08 at 9:54am
cancellation will work in our Ben/Sarah's-Pippa's favour, you can be a lot more relaxed sitting in the boat park in the lead than you could if you are chasing...

guessing the Laser, 49er and RSX sailors would have prefered to race today, but if there's more breeze coming in the next 1-2 days it could also be good for them to hang on.
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Starts delayed again this morning...................................................no wind again
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frustrating isn't it!
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