21st of October 2010Day 4 and podiums
16th of October 2010Day 3
16th of October 2010Final day - Ceri report
16:35 | BRA5 clinches the masters title with one race left .
race 15 will start in 5 minutes.
16th of October 2010Day 2/3 photos
15th of October 2010Rest day visit to Rio
15th of October 2010Short report
In the Formula Youth fleet Gabriel Browne (BRA50 ) confirmed the 2010 title with 3 first places...
15th of October 2010Ceri report
17:36 | Leading the overall FW fleet - Paulo dos Reis (BRA3333) - aheaqd of BRA50, POL013 , BRA5, and GBR451
14th of October 2010Ceri report
16:10 | That last race was finished in winds of 30 knots .
13th of October 2010Day 1
13th of October 2010Ceri report
10:24 | There will be no racing today. A reserve day was planned in the schedule for tomorrow. However with a good forecast for the last 3 days - and no wind today-the reserve day was brought forward.
It looks like a good decision. Many of the racers and relatives have taken a tour into Rio, an opportunity not to be missed
12th of October 2010Ceri report
19:33 | Top 5 masters after 4 races - GBR451, BRA5, ITA7, BRA8, FIN312; Top 5 youth - BRA50, POL013, POL23, FRA873, BRA767
11th of October 2010Ceri report
12:35 | Registration is well underway at the Youth & Masters Worlds. The sky is overcast - unusually ! - but the forecast is good for the week - wind and sun
10th of October 2010Ceri report
18:17 | Unfortunately the wind gods did not co-operate today! RO Bruno de Wannemaeker made an attempt to start racing afternoon initial postponement - but before the race could start the vwind dropped and did not return. However, 4 good races yesterday, and a useful warm up for the Worlds stating on Tuesday.
Tomorrow is registration day - with a practice race in the afternoon.
Tune in tomorrow when reporting will continue from Upwind Base 1.
9th of October 2010Ceri report
12:47 | FW is an \"invitational\" class at the BRA FE championships. After 4 races on Saturday BRA3333, Paulo Dos Reis is leadinf from BRA50 and BRA5.
16:58 | Today is practice day for the competitors arriving early for the Youth & Masters Worlds. The organiser, Upwind, have two locations to operate the club - Base 1 and Base 2. The two centres are less than 10 minutes apart -by road.
The Worlds will take place from base 1 - base 2 is the venue this weekend for the Brasilian FE Championships. FW competitors are also invited to join the event - and therefore have two training options to prepare themselves.