31st of July 2009, Poland, Allegro Cup - Grand Prix 2009

Day two Ceri reports

18:58 | Results after protest hearings are now published. The top 53 competitors will start tomorow in the gold fleet. the forecast looks ok - but not as windy as today. So tune in again tomorrow to see the action unfold - one more race could make a big difference.
But congratulation to brother and sister -Pawel and Marta Hlavaty - leading the rankings tonight.

16:28 | Top Ten finishers in Race 6 for yellow- AUS0, GBR83, POL10, POL16, POL126, BRA999, DEN111, POL320, LAT23 GER 122

16:25 | Top finishers Race 4 women- POl111,ARM1,AUS911,POL19, POL21, POL81.
Top Ten men blue fleet race 6 -ISR1, ITA4, POL11, BRA3333, NED13, POL13, ARG3, , FRA531, BRA50, POL25,

16:11 | a fantastic days racing - great effort from all concerned. Now the men will be split into gold and silver to finish the regattas . It is very close now between the top sailors - everything to fight for over next 2 days

16:10 | at the finish it is - AUS0, GBR83, POL10, POL16,


16:07 | leading sailors in race 6 for yellow - AUS 0, POL10, GBR83, POL16

16:05 | the crowd on the beach had a great view of the last race -with film crew on a helicopter transmitting direct to a big screen next to the main stage

15:55 | clear start race 6 for yellow - and last race for today

15:50 | at the finish - ISR1, ITA4, POL11,

15:50 | leadsing sailors - now POL11, ITA4, NED13

15:43 | overall men after 5 races - POL11, NED13, AUS0, GBR83, ARG3

15:45 | wind is still 20>22 knots. Leading sailors in race 6 blue- ITA 4..

15:35 | Clear start of last race today for blue fleet

15:28 | Top Ten Race 5 Blue - ARG3 , ISR1, BRA3333, POL11, NED13, BRA50, POL25, ITA4, FRA531, POL13,
Yellow - POL16, GBR83, DEN111, AUS0, BRA999, POL126, POL320, LAT123, GER122, DEN11

15:25 | leading the womens race 4 - POL111, ARM1, AUS911

15:08 | At the finish of race 5 for yellow fleet- POL16, GBR83, DEN111....

15:10 | The wind is getting stronger -now 22>24 knots.

15:04 | leading sailors in yellow fleet race 5 - POL16, POL10, GBR83..

15:00 | leading sailors after 4 races for men - POL11, NED13, AUS0, POL10, GBR83

14:50 | Race 5 for blue first finishers - ARG3, ISR1, BRA333


14:40 | leading sailors - ARG3, ISR1, BRA3333..

14:36 |

14:33 | clear start for blue fleet race 5

14:30 | 20 knots of wind. ARM1 leading race 3 women.
TOP TEN yellow fleet Race 4- POL10, POL16, GBR83, AUS0, BRA999, POL126, BRA2497, POL320, DEN11, LAT23

14:15 | clear start for women

14:13 | Wind is 18/19 knots . Girls will start soon race 3.
Top ten race 4 blue - ARG3, POL11, BRA3333, NED13, BRA50, BRA74, FRA531, POL1, POL555, POL13

14:08 | at the finish race 4 - POl10, POL16, GBR83, AUS0

14:01 | leading boards in race 4 yellow- POl10, AUS0, POL16, GBR83

13:55 | the wind is back up to 20 knots - challenging conditions for the racers , great for the spectators- clear start for yellow fleet race 4

13:55 | first finishers blue fleet - race 4 - ARG 3, POL11, NED13

13:45 | Top 10 from race 3 yellow- POL10, AUS0, POL16, GBR83, DEN111, BRA999, POL126, DEN11, POL320, LAT23

13:35 | clear start race 4 for blue fleet - winner womens race 2 ARM1

13:23 | TOP Ten from race race 3 blue - POL11, POL25, NED13, BRA3333, FRA531, ISR1, FRA105, POL75, POL13, POL1,

13:21 | leading women race - AUS911, POL111, ARM 1..
wind is between 17 and 19 knots

13:15 | clear start for women race 2- the wind is holding and the sun is shining.
Lots or people on the beach

13:10 | first finishers race 3 yellow - POL10, AUS0, POL16, GBR83 wind is now 18 to 20 knots


13:03 | leading sailors - POL16, AUS0,POL10..


12:58 | clear start for yellow fleet

12:57 | First finishers race 3 blue fleet - POL11, POL25, NED13..

12:55 | one minuter to start of yellow fleet race 3.In this fleet - POL126, AUS0,GBR83,POR5,BRA999, BRA74, POL10, LAT 23

12:45 | blue fleet is racing - POL555 and ITA 4 are OCS ; ARG broke a mast before the start

12:15 | Top 4 finishers from race1 women - POL111, POL19, ARM1, EST84

11:40 | all races postponed - sailors are coming back to the beach


11:35 | wind dropped - blue fleet race race is abandoned

11:26 | First finisher race 1 for women - POL111, Marta Hlavaty; POL19

11:25 | clear start for blue fleet

11:23 | In the blue fleet - NED13, POL11, EST202, ISR1, ARG3,ITA4, ..

11:21 | the wind is now 12 /13 knots -mens blue fleet is racing next , they are in sequence

11:13 | leading the womens fleet - POL 111, POl19, EST 84

11:05 | Women start first - the sequence is for one start every 20 mins . Yellow follow women; blue follow yellow. Wind is now 15/16 knots

09:55 | 5 minutes to skippers meeting. A stormy night and some waves this morning. The forecast looks good and we hope for 4 races today for all fleets.
The mens groups for today have been published and the course today is course 2