Inside Sylt: Heat on the beach

In the light fickle winds yesterday the slalom sailors were tested not just in racing but also in their patience. When the two were combined and some close calls mid-race were thrown in the mix the outcome was some pretty fired up competitors when they returned to the beach…

Maciek Rutkowski faces Ross Williams after a pretty close call

With the no rules concept in full force, Maciek and Ross had a pretty close coming together when Maciek pushed the limits by taking Ross down on the first mark. Ross had already had to re-sail some heats so tiredness set in and the two ‘discussed’ the move on the beach.