Race 9, the last race, is scheduled to start at 1200hrs on Sunday 30 September.
This preview was written on the basis of the International Jury decisions on Saturday night. Some competitors have now filed a request to re-open the Hearing and this may significantly effect the Preview below. The International Jury is assembling to meet to consider the situation at 1030hrs.
With the Championship winners,Â Szabolcs MajthÃ©nyi & AndrÃ¡s Domokos – HUN 70,Â decided with a race to spare, the battle for second place remains intense.Â
Kay-Uwe LÃ¼dtke &Â Kai SchÃ¤fers – GER 88 are on 16 points with a 5th & 11 th discarded andÂ Enno Krammer & Ard Geelkerken are on 17 points with two 11ths discarded and thus need to beat GER 88 and finish in the top 4 to achieve second overall.
Nicola Vespasiani &Â Francesco Vespasiani (ITA 4) are currently fourth overall on 28 points and are assured of finsishing fourth overall.
Peggy & Torsten Bahr (GER 19) are fifth overall on 39 points.
Sixth place will be very hotly contested with only four points separating the next seven boats.