5th of June 2011, Italy, Riccione 2011 Formula Windsurfing Grand Prix

Final day report

19:50 | some changes in the final overall ranking after priotests heard - NED52, AUS0, EST202, GER220, POL10, NED13, POR5, BRA50, POL555, BRA3333 - full results posted soon

16:31 | 2 protests to be heard - the jury have started
Raining very heavily now - we have had all conditions this week !

16:30 | AP over A - no more racing today - the Riccione GP is over


16:25 | TOP 10 AFTER 4 RACES - NED52, AUS0, EST202, GER220, POL10, NED13, BRA50, POL555, BRA3333, POR5

16:08 | Top 10 - race 4 - EST202, BRA3333, POL10, BRA50, POL25, NED52, NED13, AUS0, GER220, NED777

15:58 | we now have thunder, lightning and rain - everyone is at the beach under AP flag

11:46 | First finishers race 4 - EST202, BRA3333, POL?, BRA50 .

15:43 | wind is holding at 13/14 knots

15:40 | top 10 finishers in race 3 - NED52, POL10, AUS0, GER220, NED13, EST202, BRA999, BRA50, POL555, BRA3333

15:30 | race 4 is started

15:27 | i will try to bring you more info this race

15:26 | Race 4 will start very soon - the wind is still good

15:03 | Casper Bouman takes race 3 ahead of Steve Allen

15:01 | At mark 1 on second lap - NED52 and AUS0

14:56 | The time for first board to make mark 1 was 7 minutes


14:55 | wind is 12/13 knots - at the gate NED52 and AUS0

10:51 | First 3 at mark 1 - NED52, GER220, AUS0

10:53 | the first sailor is at the windward mark

14:52 | Race 3 is underway - wind is ok

10:36 | maybe a storm is coming - lets hope the wind remains constant for a 3rd race here in Riccione

14:36 | all competitors are on the water , the wind is more sideshore and 10 knots

14:26 | we have lowered AP - the wind is between 8>10 knots

13:48 | the wind is hovering around the 6>7 knots mark

13:18 | Competitors are back on the beach, The clouds killed the breeze that was slowly building

12:25 | AP down - the wind has started to build as expected. It has bee blowing in the right direction all morning - mand at last it looks promising.

10:55 | the wind is already in the right direction to give us a good thermic breeze this afternoon.

08:49 | nice party last night with a live band. The early morning start was not justified - no wind and the sea is like a mirror!