20 Sep '12, 7am

Rolex Farr 40 worlds at Chicago day 3: Windy city lives up to nickname

Rolex Farr 40 worlds at Chicago day 3: Windy city lives up to nickname

"We've been able to find a little bit of speed, and trying to use that to our advantage as much as possible," said Bill Hardesty, who is marking his fifth world championship on Flash Gordon 6 as tactician for current standings leader Helmut Jahn. "Starting as conservatively as possible and trying to leg out...and in the first race we were able to do that. We picked our time to tack and crossed the fleet and just played a couple of wind shifts and rounded second. Had a little bit of a spinnaker pole breakdown on the final run and dropped to fifth, but that's a keeper. The last race we didn't quite have the great start; we had a little bit of a tangle with another boat in the last 30 seconds and weren't able to cross anyone. We actually tacked and ducked about five boats, but we were still able to use our speed which gets me to positions where I can use the wind shifts to ma...

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