Practice sessions were scheduled every morning and afternoon this week, but the wind and the sea state built quickly on the Bay of Angels off Nice, causing enough concern for the organisers to call off sailing for the day. Produced by Keith Brash BTS Broadcast is an independent production company covering the worlds leading yachting events Louis Vuitton Trophy 2009 Audi MedCup 08/09/10 – Quantum Racing Volvo Ocean Race 08/09 ISAF Youth Worlds 2009 Were trying to make the boats as even and reliable as we can make them, said Laurent Esquier, CEO of the World Sailing Teams Association for the Nice event. We have 40 shore crew here to work on the boats and sails, but the less damage the better. The draw for boats and ends of the starting line will take place tomorrow evening at an opening ceremony at the Nice Opera House, and is expected to be attended by the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, who also holds the titles of president of the region Nice Côte dAzur and minister of industry for France. The first warning signal is scheduled for 0900 on Saturday.
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