27th of November 2009, Brazil, Fortaleza Grand Prix 2009

Day 3 - live report

14:42 | Top 5 after 10 races before protests:
AUS 0, 22 - ITA 4, 25 - BRA 50, 26 - BRA 999, 27 - POL 10, 31

14:42 | full results later

14:41 | BRA 74, BRA 2497, POL 10

14:40 | AUS 0, BRA 999, DEN 111, BRA 50, NED 13

14:40 | Finish race 10: 15\\\\"37: ITA 4, BRA 3333

14:39 | DEN 1111, BRA 9999, BRA 50

14:39 | Mark 1: ITA 4, BRA 3333, AUS 0

14:37 | it looks like Alberto has the good gust....

14:37 | it looks like Alberto has the good gust....

14:36 | ITA 4 all the way to the coast

14:34 | mark 2 last time: AUS 0, iTA 4, BRA 3333, BRA 50

14:34 | AUS 0 goes a lot deeper....

14:34 | Mark 1, second round: 4 close together: ITA 4, AUS 0, BRA 3333, BRA 999, BRA 50

14:29 | mark 2: BRa 3333, Ita 4, AUS o, BRa 999

14:29 | gust of 26 knots....

14:27 | BRA 999, BRA 50, BRA 1, DEN 111, POL 10, BRA 5

14:27 | Markl 1: ITA 4, NED 13, BRA 3333, AUS 0

14:25 | some sailors where tick in a lull right after the start

14:25 | individual recal den 13

14:21 | I-flag flying

14:20 | class flag UP

14:05 |

14:00 | AP down on the beach for the last race of the day

13:32 | see you later...

13:31 | BRA 1, IA 451, DEN 13, BRA 297

13:31 | BRA 3333, ITA 4, BRA 50

13:31 | 16 minutes and 12 seconds: BRA 999, POL 10, AUS 0, BRA 74

13:30 | 15 minutes and 10 seconds: DEN 111,

13:28 | up to the finish

13:28 | DEn 111 at mark 1

13:26 | 20 knots again

13:25 | AUS 0, BRA 1, ITA 4,

13:25 | one minute lead....for DEN 111

13:25 | BRA 999, BRA 74, BRA 50

13:24 | DEN 111 already rounded downwind mark.....

13:24 | ITA 4, POL 10, BRA 1

13:23 | BRA 74, BRA 50, AUS 0, BRA 3333

13:22 | 8 minutes27 seconds BRA 999,

13:19 | Jesper vesterstrom, DEN 111, huge lead at mark 1 after 7m42 seconds

13:18 | mark 2: den 111 25 seconds lead

13:17 | on downwind: den 111, Bra 999, BRa 50

13:17 | den 111, BRA 999, POL 10 BRa 50 BRA 1

13:17 | Mark 1: ITA 4 in the water at mark 1

13:15 | clean start

13:14 | one minuteto go surfers 50-50 on startboat and pin-end

13:10 | 11 knots....

13:09 | I-flag up

13:10 | 5 minutes flag up

13:07 | wind has dropped a bit and turned left to the more normal direction

12:50 | AP down on the beach for heat number 9

12:29 | there will be 10 minutes additional break between the heats. The racers have problem with coming back in the harbour with the more off-shore winds

12:21 | BRA 50, BRA 5, BRA 3333, BRA 1, DEN 13, POL 10, BRA 291 with headcamera...

12:20 | Finish after 15 minutes and 45 seconds: AUS 0, BRA 999, DEN 111, ITA 4, (BRA 74),


12:16 | Mark 1 last rounding before finish: AUS 0, BRA 999, ITA 4, DEN 111, (BRA 74),

12:16 | DEN 111, ITA 4, BRA 999, (BRA 74), BRA 50

12:14 | Mark 2 second round: 10 minutes 50 seconds AUS 0

12:13 | 8 minutes 50: Den 111, Ita 4, bra 999, poll 10, d 13, bra 50, bra 1, bra 2479

12:12 | Mark 1 second round: AUS o, (BRA 74) after 8minutes 25 seconds

12:11 | 22-23 knots average

12:10 | Steve is going all teh way to the beach....the rest is tacking a lot earlier and stay outside

12:08 | Mark 2: AUS 0, (BRA 74), DEN 111, POL 10, BRA 999, ITA 4

12:07 | downwind at boat: Aus 0 nice lead

12:07 | D13, BRA 999

12:07 | pol 10, den 111, ita 4

12:06 | Mark 1: aus 0

12:05 | steve and wojtek took pin-end start and have to tack twice....

12:05 | BRA 74

12:05 | individual recall....

12:04 | i-flag down

12:03 | short upwind so 1 tack is better....

12:03 | most of the sailoprs on the startboat side

12:01 | i-flag up, long startline today...

12:00 | 5 minute flag is up

11:56 | 20 knots average, 27 in the gust, more offshore than normal = more gusty than normal

11:40 | AP down

11:25 | TV is on Sunday, not saturday...

11:15 | internet is slow today......

11:14 | Tomorrow 3 races, saturday 2 hours life television so 2 races with slalom finish! and immediat pricegiving after race 15.

11:13 | Skippersmeeting : today 3 races: 12, 13 and 14 hours. Course with start inthe middle and 2 1/2 times upwind, 2 x downwind and reaching finish


10:05 | Skippersmeeting at 11, first possible start at 12

10:01 | Sunny, windy, warm, what more do you need...e nada mais... (perhaps a typing course...)

10:00 | Sunny,, windy, warm, ahat moer do you need...e nada mais...