First the rain, then the absence of stable wind: after the rich program of the Sardinia Gran Slam – Formula Kite World Championships (Olympic Class) Day 1, no races started at Cagliari‘s Poetto beach on Wednesday, October 12th. In fact, the adverse weather conditions overruled any will or attempt.
After the heavy rain of the morning, the sun came out on the Gulf ot the Angels and therefore the race direction tried to set the start of the Women’s heats at 3:00 pm, followed by the Men’s ones. However, the ideal conditions for race hasn’t come in the expected time. The race decided first to postpone the start, waiting for stable winds, trying then to set up a route for the appropriate checks.
The official communication about the schedule cancellation came at 5.10 pm. The Words’ heats will continue tomorrow, October 13th, before the race for the medals to enter in the decisive days from Friday to Sunday, October 14th-16th.