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Kite Racing Worlds 2011 Day 2: Its getting nasty...

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The day kicked off with bright sunshine and light offshore winds, and that's how it was almost all day. The forecasts called for turning winds till the late afternoon which made it impossible for the race committee to set a course, and also taking into consideration not to send the fleet out in fluky, shifty offshore conditions.

Around noon the wind started turing but also to completely die down, and it took another couple of hours until it came back up. Around 5 pm there were first signs of wind on the horizon, and suddenly at 5:30pm the wind switched on, turned to west and had 17-20 knots in strength.

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2011 Racing Worlds: Registration Day

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Sylt is heating up for some serious racing action tomorrow: 140 riders registered already today, and there is another registration slot in the morning from 0800 till 1000 before the official opening cereatmony at 1030.

Racing is to commence at around 1200 depending on the weather conditions, and the first four races are planned to go ahead.

We will livestream the event at www.internationalkiteboarding.org/live from tomorrow on, so stay tuned for updates !

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