15th of September 2009, Spain, 2009 FW Worlds in Santa Pola

Day two...

18:47 | There is another storm approaching - the day started with a storm and ends with a storm; and in between plenty of drama on the race course, especially for the mens fleet. Come back soon to check provisional results after 5 races

18:46 | and the women are sent back to the beach

18:45 | no more races for men

18:35 | women flag is raised on the beach - 15 minutes to warning signal for women

18:27 | the intention is to do another race for men after women race 5

18:24 | after steve was ARG3

18:22 | at the finish - ITA4, DEN111, NED13, BRA3333, POL126, ESP7, AUS0, ..., GBR83

18:18 | at mark 1 for second time- ITA4, DEN111, NED13,

18:14 | at the gate - ITA4, DEN111, NED13,

18:12 | at mark 1 - ITA4, NED13, DEN111

18:09 | OCS - POL25 & POL13

18:05 | wind is now 15 knots at the windward - individual recall on mens start

18:00 | warning signal for men race 5

17:53 | wind is 14knots ion the race area

17:50 | correction race 4 for women- order of finishing is: POL111, AUS911, ARM1, FRA111, FRA59, POL19, EST84, POL717, POL1351, GER77, POL37, ESP37, ESP93,LAT 5

17:45 | class flag on the beach for men - 15 mins to race 5 for men

17:44 | first 3 finishers race 4 - POL111, FRA111, ARM1

17:35 | leading saiors in women race 4 = POL111, ARM1, FRA111

17:15 | start for women race 4

16:53 | women have been sent out to start race 4 - 15 mins to their warning signal

16:51 | from 4th position - ISR1, BRA3333, ARG3, ESP7, POL10, BRA50,

16:50 | at the finish - AUS0, NED13, POL126... the rest of the top 10 in a moment

16:43 | wind is now 15 knots and we have rain

16:43 | at the downwind gate - NED13, AUS0, POL126

16:38 | at Mark 1 - NED13, AUS0,POL126

16:34 | wind has increased again - 14 knots at the windward mark

16:32 | individual recall POL11, POL1

16:30 | the race 4 for men has started -

16:30 | we are in sequence for mens race 4

16:28 | some protests, some ocs, some collisions - a lot of drama in race 3

16:28 | Top 10 race 3 men - ISR1,POL126, NED13, BRA509, POR5, ESP71, BRA333, FRA531, NED51, AUS0

16:27 |

16:23 | after top 3 in women - POL19, FRA58, POL124, GER77, ARM1...

16:19 | i am still awaiting prov. results race 3 for men - next race we will collect more finishers from the finish line

16:18 | wind is 12 knots in the starting area and 10 knots at the windward

16:16 | first finishers in women fleet - POL111,AUS911, ESP7

16:10 | wind is 11/12 knots in the race area . 15 minutes to the warning signal for men race 4

16:10 | at the downwind gatye - POL111, AUS911, ARM1

16:05 | at mark 1 - POL111, ARM1, pol19

15:56 | the wind is 12/13 knots in the race area

15:55 | clear start for women race 3

15:44 | the women will be going into sequence in 10 minutes

15:39 | and the next group

15:38 | at the finish - ISR1, POL126 , NED13 - with quite a big gap between these leading sailors.

15:35 | at the second windward - ISR1, POL126, NED13

15:31 | at the downwind - ISR1, POL126, NED13

15:28 | the wind is 12 knots in the racing area

15:22 | at mark 1 - ISR1, NED13, POL126

15:21 | 3 sailors OCS - POL11, DEN111 and ITA77 - only ITA77 returned to start again

15:20 | race 3 started

15:15 | we are in sequence for the start. 4 minutes to go

15:10 | we will be going into sequence soon for race 3 men. Wind is sideshore and 12>14 knots in the starting area

14:48 | the wind situation has improved enough to call the sailors to the water. The AP will come down in 5 minutes -the wind is around 10knots

13:32 | we are postponed at the moment. the storm came, the wind increased, and now it has dropped again.

11:30 | good morning- 30 minutes to skippers meeting. No wind at the moment , and a poor forecast for today...but you never know !
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Anonym | 16th September 2009 (08:15:59)

Dennis: super prestatie, nu doordrukken. toi toi

Anonym | 16th September 2009 (08:39:59)

SUPERRR Dennis, zo doorgaan????????


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