Vovos and Koukouzeli Crowned Champions in Greece

Greece
The 5th and final day of the IWT Paros Wind Odyssey welcomed a fleet of happy yet exhausted competitors. The 9:30am skippers meeting called for a holding period as wind shifted in speeds ranging from 9-13 knots until deemed strong enough to hold 2 eliminations back to back beginning with a 12:30p first start. Following…
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Day 4 Paros Greece

Greece
Morning wind speeds opened day 4 of the event with 14-18 knots in the first elimination and picked up to 18-22 knots in the second elimination of the day. Most riders were racing with 100L boards and 7.8M sails. Racers saw for the first time unstable wind with gusts up to 25 and down to…
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Day 3 of the Paros Wind Odyssey

Greece
Day 3 of the Paros Wind Odyssey began with a 9:30am skippers meeting where Race Officer Alexis Katsios announced there would be up to a maximum of seven eliminations for the day. Most athletes rigged 7.5M sails and medium size boards. Wind speeds ranged from 18-24 knots in the morning allowing for a smooth first…
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Day 2: Full Day of Racing with 4 Eliminations Complete

Greece
Wind began to pick up at 9:20am with 12-15 knots: enough for Race Officer Alexis Katsios to call on the first race of the event to begin at 10:30am. There were many tight battles in the first elimination. After the start of the second elimination the wind picked up to 17-20 knots. Alkis Vovos won…
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