20th of August 2011, Latvia, FW European Championships and Grand Prix

Day five reports

13:05 | Top ten finishers in Race 10 - BRA3333, ARG3, ISR1, POL16, AUS0, POL11, BRA999, POL013, NED52, FRA752

12:25 | The prize giving is tonight at the Rock Cafe in the city centre

12:18 | First Master - Steve Allen (AUS0); first light - Alexandr Cousin (FRA752) ; First youth - Andrius Sliuburys (LTU153); First Grand Master - Arvydas Moliusis (LTU789)

07:16 | Top 3 women - UKR9, POL19, EST 146; Top 3 Men - POL013, ISR1, POL16

12:15 | No more racing today - this championship is over.
Congratulations to Przemek Miarczynski (POL013) and Olga Maslivets (UKR9) 2011 Formula European Champions

11:46 | It is not safe to continue - the RO has difficulty holding position; with only 2 boats currently available and wind forecast to increase it is over for the day.

11:45 | The first finishers are - BRA3333, ARG3, ISR1, ...

11:34 | The race committee cannot anchor their boats ...

11:33 | after one lap - BRA3333, ARG3, POL16, AUS0, ISR1, POL013

11:31 | average wind speed is now 16knots but gusting 25 !

11:29 | Recovery is difficult - they cannot be brought to the beach safely, and must be recovered to the harbour

11:28 | Most of the gold fleet made it to the start - but one sailor broke a fin before reaching the start

11:27 | We had a clear start for race 10 - the wind is increasing.

10:50 | class flag for Gold is up on the beach - the average wind speed on the course is also going up ! It is now 15knots

09:54 | The wind is 11>13 knots - but forecast to increase throughout the day. The direction is cross - onshore

09:54 |

09:53 | Skippers meeting at 10. The plan is Gold fleet 2 races back to back. Women and silver will not race unless conditions improve - which does not look likely .

09:39 | We have wall to wall waves at the beach - breaking a long way out. possibly - these are not suitable conditions for formula !

08:37 | As you can see from the results the podium places are in the balance - all to play for today!

08:36 | good morning - after a big thunderstorm last night we are expecting a spectacular days racing .We have wind and no doubt waves at the beach forecast all day.

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