30th of November 2008, Brazil, Fortaleaza/Brazil GP

Daily report... final day

17:45 | Congratulations to-all the sailors who participated in this exciting regatta, to the organisers Arrow Marketing and their race committee for a well run event; and to the sponsors of the GP including Marina Park, Fortaleza city and Ceara state.

17:44 | come back soon for full results on the event website home page -www.windbrasil.com

17:42 | So the results of that race mean the top three at the Wind Brasil Grand Prix are -Gonzalo Costa Hoevel (ARG3) , Gabriel Browne (BRA50) and Ross Williams (GBR83)

17:41 | At the finish BRA74, BRA50, BRA999, GBR83, BRA3333, POL11

17:39 | Last time for this grand prix to the windward gate , mark 1- BRA74 , fabio Melo , has a good lead from BRA50, BRA999, GBR83, BRA3333, POL11

17:34 | at gate 2 for the last time-BRA74, BRA50, GBR83, BRA999

17:31 | at Gate 2 for the second time -BTRA74, BRA50, GBR83, BRA999, POL11

17:28 | at Gate 2 for first time- BRA74, BRA50, BRA74, BRA3333,

17:25 | at gate 1 for the first time: BRA2497, BRA74, BRA50, POL25, BRA999, BRA3333, GBR83

17:21 | clear start for race 15

17:20 | 2nd to 5th place depends upon this last race- after 14 races : ARG3, GBR83, BRA50, BRA999, BRA3333

16:30 | The race was longer than expected -so a postponement on the beach and time to give the sailors a rest before the final race

16:25 | at the finish - clear ahead GBR83, followed by BRA999, BRA50, BRA2497, POL11,

16:24 | At gate 1 for the last time in this race -GBR83, BRA999, BRA50,..

16:19 | at Gate 2 for second time - GBR83, BRA50, BRA999--Ross and Biel head out ; Willhelm coming inside , for last windward

16:16 | at Gate 1 for second time - GBR83, BRA50, BRA999,

16:15 | c;lose fight between BRA50 and GBR83

16:14 | at gate 2- GBR83, BRA50,BRA999,BRA74,BRA2497

16:09 |

16:10 | At Gate 1 the leading sailors are: GBR83, BRA999, BRA50


16:06 |

16:05 | Race 14 started - individual recall- POL25 and BRA74 over early.

15:05 | skippers meeting is over and we are ready for the grand finale - so many places yet to be decided. The conditions on the water are a little different today - we have a bigger swell than over the past few days; something, adding another variable into the course.

14:15 | Final day- and two more races. The intention is warning signal race 14 at 12.00 , and for race 15 at 13.00. Wind forecast is similar to yesterday.
Prize giving is scheduled for 15.00 - local time.

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