Nacra 17 Worlds struggles to get started

Almost no wind yesterday off Scheveningen in the Netherlands for the Nacra 17 World Championships. Finally the first group completed two short heats, while the second group had its only race abandoned just before the finish line. Early eaders are Vincenzo Sorrentino and Barbara Rinauro of Italy, two points ahead of Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders of New Zealand. Best placed GBR are Pippa Wilson and John Gimson at fifth with a 5, 7. Alicia Clifford and Tom Bruton have a 15, 24. Abby Zambinski and Sam Brearey a 30 and DSQ. Other British competitors including: Lucy Macgregor / Tom Phipps, Ben Saxton / Hannah Diamond, Rupert White / Nikki Boniface and Millie Newman / Tim Carter, have yet to race.