24th of March 2010, Argentina, FW World Championships

Day three - live report

16.15 | 50,000 people reported as watching from around the lake

15:45 | race 9 - NED52, ITA4, BRA3333, FRA192, POL126, POL11, GBR83, BRA50, NED13, POL10

14:57 | Top 10 after race 8 - FRA192, GBR83, BRA3333, NED52, AUS0, POL11, FRA531, POL126, ITA4, BRA999

14:55 | A costly mistake by BRA3333 in race 8 - an OCS drops him a place . Also OCS - GBR451


14:45 | postponement down for women - they have one more race starting in 20 mins

14:35 | there are reports of thousands of spectators lining the roads surrounding the lake - every possible vantage point near to the action has people watching.

14:31 | postponement is down - last race for men very soon; the wind is lighter and more patchy near the windward

14:30 | race 8 for women - POl111, FRA59, NED19, USA3

14:15 | after 8 races - top 3 in men: FRA192 , followed by BRA3333 and GBR83 tied. One more race today after a 20 minute break for last finishers

14:03 | top 3 girls in race 7 - POL111, FRA59, USA3


14:02 | Top 10 race 8- NED52, BRA3333, FRA192, AUS0, BRA50, GBR83, BRA999, FRA531, POL25, ITA4..

13:12 | The wind now is 18 > 20 knots

13:11 | the wind picked up during that race - most racers had their biggest sails. Many will be changing down now

13:10 | Top 10 in Race 7 - FRA192, BRA3333, GBR83, NED52, POL11, POL25, BRA999, POL126, BRA50, ARG3

12:05 | AP down - 20 minutes to warning signal. A good wind over all the course area - av.18 knots

11:24 | The wind is building steadily we should be racing soon. Today will be an important day to find a challeger for Antoine and the 2010 title.

10:25 | Welcome to day 3 - conditions this morning are the same as yesterday, with good racing conditions expected from midday. Three races are scheduled for today.