8th of August 2009, Poland, 2009 Sopot Formula Windsurfing European Championships

Day five Ceri reports

18:40 | The prize giving ceremony will be tonight at 20.00 on the historic Sopot Pier. Come back later for photos. See you at the next event - Formula Worlds in Santa Pola, Spain

16:25 | AP over A - the wind has dropped, the average was 7knots. sometimes only 6 .
Congratulations to Grand Prix winner Steve Allen ; and to the 2 new European Champions - Przemyslaw Miarczynski (Pont) and Marta Hlavaty

16:15 | not good - the wind is 7/8 knots - we are still waiting

16:00 | AP is still up, but wind is now 8 knots- next announcement in 10 mins

15:45 | the wind has increased - and the race committee are preparing in case it continues to improve and one race is possible

14:40 | still no change here in sopot - tension is mounting ....

12:45 | wind is still very light - around 3 knots.

11:15 | we are on postponement - with little sign of wind at the moment.

10.00 | skippers meeting has taken place - the course has been published. we will try to give all fleets a race (or even 2 ) today.
Two more races for Gold fleet could make a big difference as a third discard kicks in !

08:54 | another sunny day in Sopot. No wind at the moment, but a forecast of 10 knots forthis afternoon. Last possible warning signal is 17.00- so we are hopeful of finishing this championship with some races.