17th of December 2005, Australia, 2005 Formula Windsurfing Championship

Melbourne reports by Ceri (CET)

07:16 | we have some protests .stand by !!

07:15 | sory for the mistake -POL 10 was 5th

06:12 | finish RACE 7 - DEN 111; ISV 11 USA 3; POL 10; FRA 192 ;POL 10; AUS 0; ARG3; USA34 ; POL11 ; GBR83

06:07 | first windward --USA 3 ; DEN 111.....

06:05 | race 7 for men started ...BFD -ITA 3 ; DEN288

03:04 | AP down -Race 7 for men .Sailors are going out for the last possible race .

02:29 | sailors are still on hold .The wind is very unpredictable and we may soon be hit by rainy squall. Wind is shifting as much as 40 degrees ; and varying in strength from 6>22 knots !


01:28 | sailors still on hold -4/5 knots on the course , but expected to build


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[22:55]
Skippers meeting at 9.00am (23:00 CET) -first possible start at 10.00.
Again a change in the weather . The usual weather pattern of sea breeze's just has not happened !!
The Race Officer will set a trapezoidal course furher off the beach in an attempt to maximise racing opportunities .
We hope for wind today , and the forecast is favourable . Stand by....

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