26th of July 2009, Poland, FW Challenger

Day three

17:56 | signing off...see you on leg 2 of the triple crown in Leba

17:55 | prizegiving tonight at seven on the stage on the beach

17:53 | overall Men:
aus 0, pol 10, pol 11,pol 126, pol 25


17:30 | SVK-1 DSQ under rule 12, POL 126 Redress, following A10 (a) and (b)

15:37 | provisional top 3 ladies: pol 111, arm 1, pol 19
provisional top 3 men: aus 0, pol 10, pol 11

15:37 | finish race 6 men: aus 0, pol 10, pol 11, pol 25, bra 3333, bra 999, tal 23, pol 13
pond dnf protesting and asking redress

15:26 | finish ladies 6: arm1, pol 111, pol 19

15:24 | aus 0, pol 10, pol 25, pol 11 at mark 2

15:23 | this was mark 1

15:21 | pol 16, pol 10, pol 25, aus 0, pol 11, bra 999

15:20 | pol 16 ocs

15:20 | ladies: arm 1, pol 111, pol 19

15:20 | start men race 6: Individual recall

15:15 | start women race #6: clean start, - start men in 5 minutes

15:01 | last procedure girls 15.10, men 15.15

15:01 | provisional after 5 women
1 pol 111 martha
2 arm 1 Sarah
3 pol 19 agnieska


14:57 | provisional after 5 men
1 aus 0 Steve
2 pol 10 wojtek
3 pol 11 Pavel
4 pol 126 Pond
5 pol 25 Hubert


14:56 | 5 was pol 126, steve finished 6!

14:56 | Race 6 will be deciding !!

14:55 | race 5 men: pol 11, pol 10, pol 25, pol 16.....aus 0 around 10 wind dropped and he was on his 10 meter sail

14:55 | race 5 women: arm1, pol 111, pol 19

14:55 | internetconnection lost for a while

14:25 | 5 minutes start women

14:15 | wind down to 18-20 knots ;-)

14:15 | wind down to 18-20 knots ;-)

14:14 | AP flag down on 14h05, ladies procedure #5 at 14h25, mens #5 14h30

13:17 | provisional results women
1 pol 111 martha
2 pol 19 agnieska
3 arm 1 Sarah



13:10 | provisional results men
1 aus 0 Steve
2 pol 10 wojtek
3 pol 11 Pavel
4 pol 126 Pond
5 pol 25 Hubert


13:09 | finish women race 4: pol 111, arm 1, pol 19

13:08 | mark 1: aus 0, pol 11, pol 10, pol 126, pol 25, pol 16,

13:06 | arm 1, pol 111, pol 19 in teh wommens fleet

13:02 | mark 2 Men: aus 0, pol 11, pol 126, pol 10, pol 16, pol 25, lat 23, bra 999

13:01 | mark 2 women: pol 111, arm 1, pol 19

12:59 | start men race #4: clean start, pol 16, pol 25 best off the line

12:59 |

12:58 | around 40-45 men on the startline

12:57 | start procedure men, 2 minutes to go

12:57 | pol 111 in the lead

12:57 | Clean start women race number 4 at 12.56 - wind 18-20 knots

12:37 | i missed pol 16 probably 4th

12:36 | finish men: aus 0, bra 3333, pol 10, pol 25, pol 11, bra 999...provisional its going very fast....

12:33 | finish ladies: pol 111, arm 1, pol 19

12:33 | place 4 men nark 1: pol 16,

12:29 | mark 1 men: aus 0, Bra 3333, Pol 10,

12:28 | mark 2 downwind: aus 0, bra 3333, pol 16 pol 10

12:26 | mark 1 men: bra 3333, aus 0, pol 10, pol 126, pol 16

12:25 | start men: clean start

12:24 | Pol 111, POL 17 rounded mark 1


12:20 | mark 1 women: ARM 1


12:16 | Marta Pol11 is OCS. Women are away!

12:13 | pol 16 and aus 0 back on the beach, changing equipment. Steve now taking a 10.0.
4min gun for ladies just went

12:12 | most of the girls crossed the shorebreak without difficulties..martha hlvaty took a wave and was for a few minutes in teh washing machine but recovered and is now on the way to the start

12:02 | first FW surfers crossed the surf...big waves, nice spectacle

12:01 | first the ladies, then 5 minutes later the men - 19-21 knots


12:01 | ap flag is down since 11.55

11:29 | 3 boats on the water, next announcement at 11.40, 22-27 knots

11:13 | wind 18-23 knots on startboat
they are putting in a upwind-downwind course
next announcement at 11.25,
first possible start 11.45

10:30 | good news from the boats: we hope to start by 11h30!

10:15 | Somre guys are eager to go on the water: Steve Allen, the brazilians,,, they like strong wind and hope to improve their result. No boats yet, we keep our fingers crossed

09:48 | skippersmeeting done, ap untill 11.00
18-28 knots, strong surf, boatproblems...
lets hope we get some racing in. l
last possible warning is 15.55