20th of January 20092008 Formula Windsurfing Youth Worlds, Peru
Gutek Kurczewski POL-75 event report.
17th of January 2009Peru Report
End of event report.
10th of January 2009UKWA rider is 2008 Masters Formula World Champion
After four days of waiting for the wind, the organisers made the decision to move to a new location for day 5 (Fri 2 Jan).
It was a very brave decision that paid off.....
6th of January 2009Prize giving...
3rd of January 2009Racing in the desert... more photos
3rd of January 2009Racing in the desert...
3rd of January 2009Day 6 ...
21:59 | after 6 races - leading sailors are : Youth Jules Denel (FRA41); Master Xavier Ferlet (GBR451); FE junior Morane Demont (FRA59) , FE senior Nicolas Schreir (PER2 )
The last two races are nearly finished - full results very soon
20:17 | 2 races have been completed for all fleets. there is a short break before the last two races of this championship.
19:46 | hi the last day of racing and the wind is good at the host venue. the racers are on the water, and the wind is betweem 11>13 knots
2nd of January 2009Truck loading...
2nd of January 2009Another no wind day...
2nd of January 2009Day 5 ...
05:32 | we have had a great days racing. 4 races for seniors , youth and masters ; 3 for juniors. A full report tomorrow. Leading the fleets are : Junior (fE) - Morane Demont (FRA59) ; youth (FW) - Jules Denel (FRA41) ; senior (FE)- Nicolas Schreier (PER2) ; Master (FW) -Xavier Ferlet (GBR451)
13:06 | good morning- the truck is being loaded. The club is opening early to give people the chance for breakfast before boarding buses to go to the venue.
1st of January 2009Day 3 & party
1st of January 2009Day 4...
03:28 | sorry for the lack of news .... until now!
The organisers have proposed to move the event site tomorrow. To Playa Paraiso, 90km north of Ancon. A meeting was called and all competitors informed - so at 06.30 tomorrow morning we meet to load trucks and buses. It may not be possible to report on the days events until we return in the evening .
17:10 | good morning from foggy Ancon!. The planned rest day -recovery day- is now a race day. with just 3 days left to complete the championship every effort will be made to validate the championship today. Last night was great - the organisers cannot be faulted for their hospitality and enthusism towards the event.
31st of December 2008Day 3 - New Year's Eve
31st of December 2008Day two more photos
31st of December 2008Day 3 ...
23:43 | ... and a very happy new year to formula racers everywhere.
23:38 | Unfortunately, no racing today. After being called out to race the wind failed to get stronger and in fact began to decrease. Eventually the race officer decided to call an end to racing and sent the sailors to the beach. Tomorrow was scheduled to be a rest day - with a big party night ahead !
Now the schedule of racing has been changed and the first possible start for racing will be 14.00
30th of December 2008More pictures
30th of December 2008Day two...
21:05 | we are still waiting for wind. unusually we have a lot of cloud cover which is preventing the normal thermic breeze .
16:18 | good morning from Ancon. We have fog in the bay this morning - but this is normal! The wind usually starts around noon and clears the fog and we hope that will be the same today
30th of December 2008First gallery
29th of December 2008Youth & Masters Formula Worlds in Peru - Day 1
29th of December 2008Day one... hot news...
22:46 | it looks unlikely that we will race today. Skippers meeting tomorrow will be at 10.30 local time. Come back later for news of entries and some links to photos.
24th of December 2008Hot news
00:11 | News from UK -Richard Jones (GBR32), Ian Jones (no other than the Chairman himself - GBR183) and yours truly Xavier Ferlet (GBR451) are off to Peru on Xmas day for the Youth & Masters Formula Worlds.
23rd of December 2008First news...
12:54 | 5 days to the start of this years World Festival. Already some teams are already in Ancon preparing. This news just in from Piotr Jankoviak -
\\"We have untill today all days wind 15knots, that starts about 11.00 am and last till afteroon. Ancon is situated by the bay with mountains around, the wind is side offshore, sometimes gusty, no waves. Organizers are very helpfull and nice people. Yacht Club Ancon has very a very nice club, with pools, free acces to internet.\\"