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D2D Update – Lack of Wind Throws Predictions Awry

9th June 2013
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The J109 Mojito crew drifting along off Galley Head this morning
D2D Update – Lack of Wind Throws Predictions Awry

#D2D – As dawn breaks on the 2013 D2D fleet, the lack of wind throws predictions awry and observers can only wait, like the frustrated crews, for a reasonable breeze to fill in.
That might well be later this afternoon, but fickleness is still part of the equation and while the tracker shows positions, until the first boat crosses the Dingle line all bets are off.
If and when the wind fills, it seems likely to be a following breeze and this could well benefit the lower rated boats - if they can carry the new wind to the finish.
Another hard day and night ahead for most boats – a finish is not now likely until the wee hours of Monday morning for the fast boats and it could well be sometime on Tuesday for the lowest rater – Kuba Szymanski's Polished Manx, a recent ISORA race winner from the Isle of Man.

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