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Feb 22 2018

WC/EC Primary site update

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WC/EC primary site Kaugatoma, Saaremaa site update.  New black ice forming rapidly. Race site size 4x3km and growing, ice tickness 11-16cm new ice and getting thicker by the hour. Sunday it will definately be 20+ cm of clear black ice. Pictures taken today 22.02 at 11am

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Feb 22 2018

WC/EC 2018 – IceScouting (Fourth Report) – DECISION

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  As promised yesterday morning we checked the conditions in Orjaku Bay. It is a very nice place with a lot of new facilities and a great area to sail. Unfortunately, the ice is covered by 6-8 cm old and heavy snow. I would have loved to hold the WC/EC 2018 there, but looking at the weather forecasts it would either be a pushing competition with low winds or in higher winds some competitors could come back with frostbites. Extremely cold weather and more snow are predicted for the area. There were reports of some other promising areas in Poland, but as of today, the ice thickness is not sufficient to …

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