19th of August 2011, Latvia, FW European Championships and Grand Prix

Day four reports

B>18:19 | racing continues tomorrow at 11.00 - 3 races to complete the series and a good forecast

18:18 | First finishers in race 12 for women - UKr9, POl19, EST146

18:15 | Top 10 finishers in race 9 for silver fleet - LTU11, LTU646, EST789, LTU799, LAT313, FIN2, EST12, . GRE2000, SWE76, LAT119

18:05 | 2 more races completed for all fleets. Storm is on the way !

18:04 | Silver fleet just finishing

17:59 | No more racing today

17:45 | After 9 races in gold fleet - POL013 i point ahead of ISR1, followed by - POL16, NED52, ARG3, AUS0, POL10, EST202, POL555, FRA531

17:40 | Top Ten in gold fleet 9 - ISR1, POL16, POL13, POL10, EST202, NED52, AUS0, POL25, FRA531, NED777

17:30 | Clear start for race 9 - silver fleet


17:15 | at the finish of race 9 for gold fleet - POL16, POL013,

17:09 | leading sailors after 1 lap - POL013, ISR1, EST202, NED52, AUS0

17:05 | class flag up on the beach for silver fleet - average wind speed 11.6

17:03 | Top 10 in race 8 for Gold fleet - POL013, NED52, ISR1, AUS0, POL16, POL11, BRA3333, FRA531, EST202, EST44

16:59 | top 10 in silver fleet race 8 - LTU11, SWE76, EST799, POL211 , FIN2, EST12, GBR91, LAT313

16:56 | OCS - POL555, LAT25, POL11

16:55 | start for gold fleet

16:50 | warning signal for gold race 9

16:38 | after 2 laps in silver - LTU11, SWE76, POL211, LTU799

16.31 | Gold fleet flag is up at beach - 20 minutes to next warning signal - wind speed average is 10.6 and between 9>14 knots

16:30 | After 1 lap for silver fleet - EST789, LTU11, SWE76, GBR91, POL211

16:26 | wind speed is average 10.4 - so dropping a little

16:25 | after 1 lap the leading women are - UKR9, POL19

16:20 | Silver fleet start - all clear

16:15 | Women start - all clear

16:09 | At the finish - POL013, NED52, ISR1,

16:04 | at mark 2 - POL013, NED52, AUS0, ISR1, POL16

16:02 | average windspeed is 11.4 knots

16:00 | women and silver fleet are going out

15:58 | leading sailors are - NED52, POL013, ISR1, FRA531, AUS0

15:54 | OCS- LAT68, POL11, FRA55

15:50 | we have a start for race 8

15:49 | We have an upwind finish - good course for this offshore wind. at the finish the wind is 9/10 knots

15:48 | We are in sequence for gold fleet . Average windspeed in starting area is 12knots - between 10>17 .

15:15 | Wind is 8>15 knots ; AP down at beach . 30 minutes to warning signal for Gold Fleet

15:05 | the wind is between 7 >15 knots , very gusty and shifty, having moved more offshore in direction. We remain on hold.

14:35 | Conditions are improving at last .The Race Committee are getting ready

13:23 | we are still waiting - the wind is unstable and shifting direction. lunch at the beach - soup & pizza

12:35 | The wind is 4>9 knots - average 6

11:40 | We are waiting for conditions to improve - the wind has started to build in the right direction. Meantime read the interview with Guido Verlaeckt

09:46 | Skippers meeting at 10.00 - but first possible start is delayed until 12.00. Side-offshore winds are forecast ; 3 races are scheduled for today.

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