In opposite to the shifting winds of the past few days of light, the superb 12-17 knot southerly breeze today made for the perfect conditions for the fast and furious racing on all courses in The Hague Offshore Sailing World Championship 2018. And at around 1300 start today, Peter Anink, the Principal Race Officer informed everyone that two inshore races will take place to take advantage of the favorable conditions.
On the day, the southerly breeze joined the south-flowing flood current and this brought more pressure on the water and also created the some big waves. Thus, during the race, all teams had to be at their best and use their skills to avoid being over early at the starts as well as running into turning marks.
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