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Zhik 29er Europeans at Quiberon, France - Day 5

by Jerelyn Biehl 27 Aug 2017 08:08 BST 20-27 August 2017

The wind decided to take a long break today, not showing up until around 5pm when the fleet was finally released to Quiberon Bay. Both courses managed to squeak in 2 races in the slowly building breeze, which never topped 8 knots, but was just enough. Italians Federico Zampiccoli and Leonardo Chiste remain atop the leaderboard.

The RC has an early morning call for a 9:30 start time to catch the morning breeze that is predicted to fade as the day wears on. The sailors are all anxious to attempt 3-4 more races to call it a series and crown a new European champion for 2017.

Sailing continues tomorrow for the last day of racing. Full results can be found at and more photos on the Int 29er Class Facebook page.

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