7.30AM They said Qingdao would be difficult and it certainly is. Race Eight commenced in 8 kts of wind, dropped to 5kts and Race postponed (their term) after two legs. O’Leary was 5th around mark one and 8th at mark four. 10.30AM Latest information from Qingdao. Star Races Eight, Nine and Ten are now re-scheduled for to-morrow (WED). Your humble scribe will be at her screen from 4am (Irish time) to bring you the news as it unfolds. All our good wishes lie with Peter and Stephen in their epic battle.