Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2018: Racing cancelled for day 2

Written by Laura Nicholls

Unstable and stormy weather conditions forced the Race Committee to abandon today's race for the 29th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship shortly after the start.Β 

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World ChampionshipThe first groups, the Maxi 72s and Wally, had a delayed start this afternoon as conditions offered a solid breeze of approximately 12 knots. However, just minutes before starting procedures were about to get underway, a storm moved in from the Bocche di Bonifacio straits and leaving the fleet windless.

The forecast for tomorrow shows a south-easterly breeze of 7 to 14 knots. Crews will gather as usual in Piazza Azzurra for the daily weather briefing.Β 

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