The bay of Beylikduzu in Istanbul showed today all its muscles with wind gusts up to 30 knots. No doubts for the course format choice, confirming the spectacular and dynamic "Pulsar" format, a short course racing with downwind slalom after a reaching start.
In conditions where a normal windsurfer would use a 4.5 sail, RS:One racers performed with 7.8 sails proving yet again the incredible range of the RS:One, able to race from 3 to 30 knots without changing gear.
While the Hong Kong Team has been securing their lead in both Male and Female division, Ugur Iyigun from Turkey was undoubtedly the man of the day with 2 clear bullets and a third place in the last race allowing him to come back to the 4th position, threatening Guiseppe Zerillo from Italy.
Tomorrow is the last day of racing for this incredible RS:One world championships and the guru sees red with potential gusts up to 27 knots promising another intense race day.
Ranking after 12 races:
1st Lo Sin Lam - HKG
2nd Ma Kwan Ching - HKG
3rd Blank Shai - ISR
1st Kwok Fai Cheng - HKG
2nd Lee Chun Ting - HKG
3rd Giuseppe Zerillo - ITA