F18 Raid Worlds Day 4: from Heaven to Hell

Strong gale on Stockholm Archipelago – picture by SAR

The days go on and on in Stockholm Archipelago and, following the heavenly wheather conditions, the 29 teams competing in the 2022 F18 Raid Worlds did suffer of running gale during Day 4, forcing Race Committee to stop racing early in the afternoon.

Thunderstorm on base camp, causing fortunately enough no personal injuries

Whatever the case, Belgian team keep on demonstrating their versatile talent, winning legs in so different weather conditions, and confirming their leadership over the fleet, young Swedes remaining their most dangerous opponents, still fighting for final title. See provisional ranking after 7 sailed legs (one discard). Last racing day will be decisive.

Some more excellent pictures provided by SAR: