10th of September 2008, Portugal, 2008 Formula Windsurfing Worlds

Day 3

21:34 | Check the results! Gonzalo not Wojtek is on the lead..
We have some protests so the results after protests hearings will be publish tomorrow..

21:12 | we have the agm soon , so apologies for the delay in publishing the results for today.
come back later to see who is leading the championship- but from our deductions POL111 is leading the womens fleet; POL10 the mens fleet
Skippers meeting tomorrow is at 10.00 with first possible start at 11.00

19:20 | Correction of the race finish: ARG-3, GBR-83, DEN-111!!!!

19:15 | End for today! Please return in a few hours for results and photos..

19:13 | Race #5 finish: ARG-3, POL-10, POL-16..

19:09 | Second upwind: POL-10, ARG-3, POL-10

19:00 | Downwind mark: POL-10, ARG-3,POL-16

18:59 | Upwind mark; POL-10,NED-13, ARG-3

18:50 | Clear start but 5 BFD...

18:40 | 10 minutes to race#5 men start...

18:25 | Race# 4 finish: POL-10, ARG-3, POL-16.. windspeed 16-20 knots

18:12 | First downwind: POL-10,ARG-3

18:05 | Clear start men fleet race#4

17:50 | Women race#4 finish: AUS-911,POL-111,ARM-1

18:43 | Next men race in 25 minutes..

17:40 | Downwind mark: AUS-911,

18:36 | Upwind mark: POL-111,AUS-911,POL-19

17:30 | Clear start for the women..

17:19 | Women race #4 will start in 10 minutes

17:10 | Women race#3 finish: POL-111, AUS-991, ITA-31

17:10 | Women race#3 finish: POL-111, AUS-991, ITA-31

17:06 | Second upwind: POL-111,AUS-991,ITA-31

17:05 | Wind speed: 18-20 knots!

16:58 | UKR-9 capsize just after mark rounding!

16:56 | WOmen downwind: UKR-9, AUS-911, POL-111

16:55 | Women upwind mark: POL-111, AUS-911, ARM-1, ITA-31

16:44 | Clear start women race#3

16:40 | Women fleet race in few minutes..

16:40 | Correction finish line race#2: POL-10, ARG-3, ITA-1

16:35 | Race #2 men finish: nort sure (we lost radio communication with the fihish boat): POL-10, BRA-74, ITA-1

16:25 | Second upwind mark: POL-10, ARG-3, BRA-74

16:14 | Down wind mark: POL-10, ARG-3, BRA-74

16:12 | Upwind mark: POL-10, ARG-3, NED-13


16:05 | OCS FRA-14

15:55 | 5 minutes to start!

15:50 | Start in about 10 minutes...


15:40 | Next race for the men fleet soon..

15:25 | Men race#2 finish: POL-10, GBR-83, ARG-3, POL-16

15:20 | Second Upwind: POL-10, GBR-83,ARG-3

15:08 | Down wind mark: GBR-83, ???, POL-16, ARG-3


15:10 | Upwind mark: ARG-3, POL-16, GBR-83


15:55 | Clear start!

14:58 | 5 minutes to the start of the men fleet

14:19 | AP is down for men - 2 races back to back followed by 2 races back to back for women . Wind is currently around 15knots

13:56 | OK, at least we have wind! Race crew is preparing the course. Hope for more action on the water today... Stay tunned...

10:54 | good morning from portimao.
There is no wind at the moment - but the forecast looks good for this afternoon; we may be racing until the latest possible time agin this evening!
Last night we had an opening ceremony , and a very important oportunity for competitors to meet the sponsors , without whose support we would not have a championship.
Congratulations to Gonzalo -with a convincing win in the first mens race; and also to Marta , who is continueing to show the form that brought her the european title.
In fact a very good day for the Hlavaty- with Pawel second place in race one for men .