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 Weymouth Worlds 
 Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy Aug 24 - Aug 29
                             


Event News:

Jon Emmett (GBR) 2008 Byte CII World Champion
September 2, 2008

 
Jon Emmett, sailing equally fast in both heavy and light air, scored an impressive win in the World Championship counting 12 straight first place finishes after dropping a 1st and a 3rd.

 
Hannah Blore reprises her win in Lake Garda in 2004 to take the 2008 Women's World Championship. She finished 5th overall.

 

For the racing blow by blow, visit Racing/Daily Comments and for the trophies visit Trophies



Day 3 completed with four more races
August 29, 2008

There have now been 13 races sailed and the competitors are able to drop their two worst. Jon Emmett has won all but one!Weather looks very light and "iffy" for Day 4.  2 more races will give the competitors an extra drop. See Racing/Daily Comments 



Day 2 completed
August 28, 2008

After today it is now Jon Emmett's Championship to lose. He is counting 8 1st place finishes and dropping a 3rd. For full report go to Racing/Daily Comments



Day 1 Completed
August 27, 2008

Four races were completed on Tuesday with Jon Emmett of the UK the clear leader with 4 first place finishes. For details, see Results/Daily Commentary



Wild Day in Weymouth for Pre-Worlds
August 26, 2008

 
The 2008 Byte Worlds, being sailed at the Weymouth 2012 Olympic facility, started with a bang today as the competitors went out on Portland Harbour for the pre-World�s Series in solid 24 knot winds gusting up into the higher 20s. The UK 29er Nationals are also on at the same time and their racing was abandoned when winds exceeded 24 knots (a Class Rule). The Pre-World�s was won by UK sailor Jon Emmett, with Fengyi Lei (SIN) second and Eugene Woo (SIN) third. Tom Nicholson (CAN) was fourth followed by female Singapore sailor Shevaun Sethi. For the full write up see Racing/Daily Commentary.



 

 

 

 

   
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