VNR Alert: Heiner’s consistency pays dividends in the World Cup Series in Hyères

The 2017 World Cup Series in Hyères, France from 23-30 April will welcome over 540 sailors from 52 nations racing across the ten Olympic events as well as Open Kiteboarding and the 2.4 Norlin OD, a Para World Sailing event. @Jesus Renedo / Sailing Energy / World Sailing

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Nicholas Heiner’s (NED) consistency in the Finn is equalling success at Sailing’s World Cup Series in Hyères, France.

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Out of the 534 racers from 52 nations, racing across the ten Olympic events, Foiling Formula Kiteboarding and 2.4 Norlin OD, Heiner has been one of the most reliable performers with a string of top five finishes and leads in the Finn.

Racing in a 7-13 knot breeze that took some time to fill in, the second regatta of the 2017 World Cup Series reached its mid-point and the battle to make Saturday and Sunday’s live Medal Races is on.

In only his third Finn regatta, Heiner had another consistent day of racing to take the lead in a fleet packed full of experienced racers.

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Shot List
00:00 – 00:20 Event General Visions
00:20 – 00:50 RS:X Women (from Wednesday 26th April)
00:50 – 01:07 RS:X Men (from Wednesday 26th April))
01:07 – 01:36 2.4 Norlin OD racing
01:36 – 02:36 Finn racing
02:36 – 03:09 49er racing
03:09 – 03:39 Nacra 17 in windy conditions + capsizing