Forced to disappoint everyone who is watching events at the world championship in the class of “Laser-standard”, which takes place in Melbourne: today the race was not.
From early morning to afternoon above the waters of the regatta was rattling thunderstorms. In this regard, three in the afternoon local time Race officer Peter Merritt decided the competition on Friday to cancel.
The race Committee intends to conduct on Saturday and Sunday at three (not two) of the race, which will fully implement the program of the world championship.
Recall that after the six qualifying races (with one outlier), the leader of the German Philipp Buhl – 6 points.
Our Maxim Nikolaev and Sergey Komissarov is a 17-th and 18-th place in the Gold fleet.
Detailed results of the qualification races
P. S. had to cancel the race and in Geelong (it’s not far from Melbourne), where the world Championships in the Olympic classes 49er, 49erFX and the Nacra17.thunderstorms