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With expectations of strong winds up to 20 + knots, only parts of the float chose to go out and fight for the top positions in the final day of the 8mR World Cup in Hankø.
Today is the last day of the 8mR World Cup.
After yesterdays´ layday, sailors and organizers are rested and ready for the final days off the 8 metre World Cup.
The only modern yacht, “Miss U”, is still in lead.
Today´s races were interesting and tight in the Sira Class.
The World Cup for 8mR 2017 started today in beautiful conditions at Hankø.
The newest boat in the class won the Tune-Up regatta before the World Cup starts tomorrow.
La Société Nautique de Geneve started the 8 metre action in Hankø with the Régate Annuelle en Mer today.
As the world´s best 8 metre sailors gather together at the waterside, the late summer conditions could hardly been better at Hankø.
Important information for spectactors to the World Cup: During the 8metre World Cup Week, Hankø Yacht Club (HYC) premises and docks will be reserved for competitiors, their families and officials only. The harbour at the other side of the bay, including the restaurant or "Kroa", will be open as usual, the Hankø hotel as well. The races will be held ouside the Hankø island, which means you might watch the races from the outer side of the island, If you arrive at sea with your private yacht, make sure to follow the instructions form the race control boats and /or guard boats. Spectactors are alos welcome to assist the prize giving ceremony at Hankø spa hotel at 19.00 on Saturday August 19.
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0287 Oslo, Norway
Telephone: 47 23275600
E-mail: Info@kns.no
Event e-mail: 8mr2017@kns.no
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Hankø
1621 Gressvik, Norway
E-mail: vert@hankoyachtclub.no
www.hankoyachtclub.no