It was an early start for the Masters on Day 4 of the IFCA JYM Slalom Worlds in Torbole with the skippers meeting at 0700, first possible start at 0800. Alas the wind failed to show until early afternoon when it slowly started to build from the south. Heat 3 got under way but had to be abandoned because the wind was teasing, patchy. By heat six 16 knots was on offer but still not steady so another re-start. However, the race team did well to complete the full slalom round for the masters.
Winner of round 2 was Andrea Rosati (ITA 0) beating round 1 winner, Andrea Cucchi (ITA 1) into second place. They now have equal points at the top of the masters leaderboard. Thomas Fauster (ITA 106) third, is now third overall. Austria's Markus Poltenstein, who was third overall, won his first heat but failed to make it through his second and has dropped down to 11th overall.
Diego Domenianni (USA 05) was fourth over the line in this round. Robert Hofmann (ITA11) also gets four points after redress as Philipp Mueller (GER 100) was DSQ'd. Robert is fourth overall and 1st grandmaster.
The youths were eager and ready to go as the masters finished their exciting round but the wind gods decided they had had enough for the day and packed up early. Youths and juniors have an early start on the final day of the championships with a skippers meeting at 0700.
Results at the end of Day 4
Masters heat sheet