21st of August 2012, Latvia, 2012 FW Worlds

Day one reports

18:18 | We have the opening ceremony tonight at Hard Rock Cafe at 20.00hrs

18:15 | Once we have 4 races we can go to Gold and Silver . Provisional results after 3 races posted soon

18:15 | We are waiting for results of protests - then we can look to split the men to blue and yellow for final qualification race tomorrow

17:11 | that will be the end of racing today

17:10 | Top finishers in race 3 - AUS0, FRA823, BRA50, EST44, POL57, GBR83

17:04 | After 1 round it is AUS0 , EST44 ...

17:02 | Race was started and AUS0 is first to windward mark

16:54 | we think the race was stopped - awaiting info

16:50 | Warning signal race 3 for blue

16:33 | No more racing for women and yellow group - blue have been called out to the start for reun of race 3. the wind is more stable and 11knots


16:03 | maybe they try one more start

15:58 | race abandoned after the start

15:55 | race 3 started

15:53 | The race course has been reset - due to wind shift - we are in sequence for race 3 blue

15:28 | Start of race 3 was abandoned - waiting for a restart

15:00 | blue fleet called to the starting area

14:58 | First in womens race 3 - POL09, EST25

14:57 | First finishers race 3 yellow - ISR1, GER220, POL10, POL239, POL555

14:53 | the wind is 11 in the starting area and 9 at mark 1

14:48 | After first round - POL10, FRA752, ??, BRA5

14:43 | clear start race 3 for yellow group

14:36 | clear start for the women

14:33 | women start for race 3 in sequence

14:20 | women and yellow group are going out for race 3

13:58 | Top finishers in blue race 2 - AUS0, GBR83, LTU13, POL507, NED52, POL25

13:46 | the wind looks light

13:45 | after 1 lap - POL25 , GBR83 ...

13:35 | start of race 2 for blue group


13:19 | Blue fleet are going out for race 2

13:07 | Race 2 for yellow - ISR1, GER122, POL16

13:07 | After 1 round - ISR1, POL16, GER122

12:56 | my mistake - yellow just started

12:55 | race 2 underway for women and yellow group

12:35 | 10 minutes to warning signal race 2 for women

12:32 | First finishers race 1 for blue group - GBR83, POL507, AUS0

12:03 | FRA730 leading race 1 for blue

11:50 | Blue fleet started race 1

11:42 | top 3 men in yellow race 1 - POL16, POL10, GER122

11:40 | First 3 in womens race 1 - POL09, POL19, POL12

11:27 | First finishers race 1 yellow - POL16, POL10,

11:25 | 20 mins to warning signal for blue race 1

11:20 | After 1st lap - POL16, GER122, POL10, ISR1, GER220, FRA531, LAT23

11:14 | wind speed is from 10 >16 knots

11:12 | Yellow fleet has started race 1

11:07 | Race shedule for day 1

11:06 | clear start for women

11:00 | Warning signal for women race 1

10:30 | First warning signal at 1100hrs - women start first

10:14 | the wind is offshore,11 to 14 knots in the racing area and the forecast is for wind all day

09:54 | Skippers meeting in 5 minutes. Groups are posted and a revised schedule of races