23-28 April '18 | Portugal, Lagos
2018 ‘Lagos’ FW Youth & Masters World Championship
04.28 | Saturday
16:25 | Final results will be posted soon - some small changes due to scoring enquiries this morning.
16:24 | Congratulations to overall winner and Masters Champion Hubert Mokrzycki from Poland; and youth champion Fernando Lamadrid from Spain.
16:22 | Prize giving and dinner tonight at 19:00; big thanks to the club and race committee for hosting the championships.
16:21 | No more racing - conditions were never suitable for racing today.
15:32 | we are still on hold at the beach, time running out for a final race
14:33 | Wind is still very unstable - very gusty and changing direction.
13:36 | Wind is VERY shifty and readings of 6>21 knots being recorded
11:51 | For now we are postponed at the beach. Closing ceremony and dinner tonight from 19:00.
11:32 | The plan is for 2 or 3 back to back races, rest ashore and race until the last possible warning signal.
11:27 | However, there is a forecast for wind, but from the west- which is not good, and unusual. hopefully it shifts to NW and we can race in good conditions.
11:26 | Welcome to the final day of racing in Lagos, on the beautiful Algarve. Sunny, but no wind.
04.27 | Friday
18:31 | First possible warning signal tomorrow at 12:00 - the last racing day. Full results after 7 races posted online soon
18:09 | Top 10 after 7 races - POL25, LAT23, POR5, GRE19, LAT25, SWE8, ESP211, POL381, NED52, ESP21
17:44 | first finishers in race 7 - POL25, LAT23, POR5, GRE19, NED46
17:36 | leading this race - POL25 from LAT23 and POR5
17:20 | clear start for race 7
16:52 | First finishers - LAT23, POL25, POR5,
16:49 | Plan is to do a 5th race today
16:45 | wind is 16 to 20 knots
16:34 | clear start for race 6
16:28 | Wind is 16>20 knots
16:15 | Top 5 finishers - POR5, POL25, LAT23, ESP211, POL381
15:48 | clear start race 5
15:36 | last few sailors leaving the beach - race 5 will start very soon
15:15 | AP down
15:11 | 5 mins to AP down
15:11 | That was the overall ranking including all divisions; first youth ESP211 is 10th overall
15:10 | Top 10 after 4 races (with 1 discarded race) - LAT23, POL25, POR5, LAT25, POR6, NED52, GRE19, SWE8, ESP21, ESP211
15:07 | gusts to 21 knots
15:04 | wind is 18 knots
14:54 | AP will come down ashore at 15:15.
14:34 | first finishers race 4 - POL25, LAT23, NED52, LTU64, GRE19
13:53 | It is planned to do 5 races today - if the wind is stable later there will be 3 races "back to back" to finish the days racing.
13:52 | After this race the fleet will be sent ashore for a break - and the chance to change down to smaller sail.
13:49 | Clear start in race 4
13:35 | Wind is now 15>18 knots
13:30 | First finishers in race 3 - LAT23, POR5, POL25, ESP211, POR711
13:29 | gusts to 20 knots -
13:13 | it was a clear start - no board over early
13:10 | race 3 is underway - gusts of 14 knots
12:32 | AP down - wind is 10>12 knots, race 3 coming soon
12:14 | wind conditions are improving - 7/8 knots with gusts to 11knots. But unstable so holding a little longer.
11:48 | ha.. we are postponed; not unexpected even for a good forecast
11:26 | A much better wind forecast for today and the plan is 5 races
04.26 | Thursday
17:13 | No more racing today - or I should add no racing today! Wind did not turn up. Skippers meeting tomorrow at 11:00; first possible warning signal at 12:00.
15:48 | we are on hold for another hour
14:55 | we remain on hold- first possible race at 16:00
13:39 | we are postponed for another hour - first possible warning signal at 15:00
12:57 | No change in conditions here in Lagos - sunny and windless!
11:49 | Sunny, warm - but no wind. We are postponed first possible warning signal at 14:00
04.25 | Wednesday
18:15 | Skippers meeting tomorrow at 11.00 first possible warning signal at 12;00.
18:09 | Scorer is making correction that will affect some top 10 positions - top3 will be POL25, LAT23, POR5. No more racing today - full results soon.
17:10 | Full results soon - some small changes needed
17:10 | Top 10 after 2 races - LAT23,POL25, POR5, POR6, SWE8, POL507, LAT25, POL381, ESP21, POR711
17:05 | we are still holding competitors on the beach.
15:54 | wind is dropping a few still trying to finish race 2
15:30 | First finishers in race 2 - POL25, POR5, LAT23, POR6, SWE8
15:26 | Wind has increased, after this race they will be sent back to the beach for rest followed by (hopefully) 2 more races.
15:13 | Time for the first finisher in race 1 - 19m.30s
15:12 | Race 2 underway - started at 15.10
14:48 | First finishers in race 1 - LAT23, POR5, FRA2201, POL25, POR6
14:39 | Computer crashed at the vital moment of race 1 starting! Clean start race well under way
13:34 | AP will come down soon - wind is 12 to 15 knots
13:21 | Wind conditions improving , and RC checking over the whole race area
12:17 | The locals say the wind will return and will be good and stable for the remainder of the afternoon- maybe into the evening
11:50 | AP on beach - wind dropped !
11:32 | Wind is currently from 310 at average 12knots
11:25 | Welcome to a sunny day in Lagos . We have wind and hope to start racing on time.
04.24 | Tuesday
16:58 | No racing today - sailors will hope for improved conditions tomorrow. First possible start tomorrow at 12:00
15:17 | we are still here! waiting for the wind. It does not look promising as it is a cooler day than yesterday
11:28 | Welcome to Lagos, skippers meeting has taken place, we are on postponement until 14:00
04.23 | Monday
21:22 | Skippers meeting tomorrow at 10; first possible start at 12
15:41 | Opening ceremony will take place at 19:00 at the restaurant situated inside the military camping area opposite the club
15:14 | Registration will be open until 17:00 at the race office in Clube de vela de Lagos
15:11 | Welcome to registration day at 2018 Youth & Masters World Championship in Lagos, Portugal