Racing was cancelled yesterday, for second day running at ISAF World Games
Competitors at the 2002 ISAF World Games in Marseille were prevented from sailing for the second day in a row yesterday, but this time the problem was too much breeze as opposed to too little yesterday. The forecast was for 25 knots, increasing to 33 knots as the day went on.
The Race Committee Chairman, Michel Barbier, did not hesitate with his decision and prevented the boats going out first thing, unfortunately the wind never decreased and the decision was made to abandon sailing for the second day in a row.
The decision was a relief for the manufacturers who supplied all of the boats for the event, and who feared damage in the strong breezes. The forecast for today is for less breeze and the race committee and competitors will be hoping that there is not too little.