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Racing starts tonight at 2010 Delta Lloyd Regatta including RS:X windsurfing

Racing starts tonight in Medemblik, Netherlands at the 2010 Delta Lloyd Regatta. Racing runs over five days with medal races scheduled for Sunday. This is the fifth event in the ISAF Sailing World Cup for Olympic class sailors with an entry list featuring numerous World Champions and Olympic medallists. Organisers are reporting record entries in all classes with just two years before the 2012 Olympic Games. New Zealand has a team of seven sailors competing in four events. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke – 49er, Steph Hazard, Jenna Hansen and Sam Osborne – Women’s Match Racing, Jon-Paul Tobin – Men’s RS:X, Natalia Kosinska – Women’s RS:X

The 49er class has attracted over 70 entries including kiwis Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.

Jon-Paul Tobin and Natalia Kosinska come to Medemblik fresh from the 2010 RS:X European Open Team Race Championship where they placed fifth competing in a team of three together with Richard Ellis.

And New Zealand lines up in the women’s Match Racing with Stephanie Hazard at the helm joined by Jenna Hansen and Samantha Osborne on the bow.

About this regatta:
Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, Netherlands is the fifth of seven events in the 2009-10 ISAF Sailing World Cup series for Olympic class sailors. Racing starts on Wednesday May 26th and runs over five days with medal races scheduled for Sunday May 30th.

The numbers:
30 Olympic medallists are competing
700 plus boats
53 countries

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