11th of May 2008Final day
10th of May 2008Day 4
10th of May 2008Final day...
18:50 | 2 rounds of slalom: steve and wojtek each won a round.
Slalom overall results -1st AUS0; 2nd ARG3; 3rd POL10.
Prize giving at the beach tonight at 19;00 local time
13:41 | so the top five here in Sines Formula:
ARG 3; AUS0, DEN111, BRA999 (first light) POL16..
first master-ITA415; first youth GBR32
13:24 | that is thelast race for formula . one hour on the beach - then into slalom.
Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG3) wins the first world tour event ,here at the Sines-Portugal Grand Prix.
13:22 | at the finish - BRA999,AUS0, ITA456, POL11, POL10... something happened to gonzalo!
13:18 | at second windward -POL10,ARG3,AUS0,ITA456
09:12 | after 1 lap- big lead for ARG3, ...AUS0, POL10, BRA999
13:09 | atfirst windward -ARG3, POL10, DEN111,BRA999
13;00 | 4 minutes to start ofrace11
12:55 | Wind is average 15 knots, with ocasional gusts to 19/20
12:46 | 20 minute race for the winner - one more race to complete this formula series , and give competitors a 3rd discard
12:39 | oops -mistakes in last report !
at the finish -ARG3 , POL25, POL11,AUS0, DEN111
12:34 | 2nd windward-ARG3,AUS0, POL10, POL25, DEN111
12:25 | after 1 lap -ARG 3 ; AUS0 who overtook DEN111 before the mark..POL10
12:16 | clear start...
12:11 | AP down onthe committee boat , Claudio Alessandrello (RO) will start race 10 in 6 minutes
12:00 | Last night the competitors were treated to a fantastic dinner at a beach side restaurant. Steve Allen,on behalf of the sailors, thanked Isabel and Jose Guimaraes(Overpower Club) for their hospitality- and their usual, efficient organisation
11:55 | good morning from Sines. good wind again this morning !
the plan is 2 formula races followed by 2 slalom rounds.
wind is averaging 15 knots -and could build to 20 knots this afternoon
9th of May 2008Day 4
19:15 | After 9 races- 1st Arg 3 ..8pts; 2nd AUS0...16pts; 3rd DEN111 ..24pts; 4th POL16 ..26pts; 5th BRA999 ..31pts.
8th of May 2008
8th of May 2008Day 3
18:20 | We finished the day with 3 rounds of slalom -you will find a report on IFCA website soon .
7th of May 2008Gallery 3
7th of May 2008Gallery 2
7th of May 2008Gallery 1
7th of May 2008Day two
19:30 | The wind did not improve during the rest of the day. However there is an excellent forecast for tomorrow. We have skippers meeting at 10 -first possble start at 11.
7th of May 2008Day one
6th of May 2008Day one.
19:00 | No more racing today. The wind stayed around 5/6 knots, and not from stable direction .We now prepare for the opening ceremony at the beach.
Skippersmeetin tomorrowat 10.00 . first start 11.00
1st of May 2008
24th of April 2008Sines, Portugal Grand Prix coming closer
Less than 2 weeks to the start of the 2008 World Tour with the Portugal Grand Prix.
24th of April 2008Transfer to Sines
Overpower needs your flight details to organize transfer from the airport to Sines.
7th of April 2008Sines GP NoR now published......
The Formula Windsurfing Grand Prix series goes global.
4th of April 2008Overpower and Portugal join the Grand Prix world tour
The 2008 Grand Prix world tour will now kick off in Sines, Portugal.