22nd of August 2012, Latvia, 2012 FW Worlds

Day two reports

17:53 | Skippers Meeting at 0900 first possible warning at 1000

17:51 | But a storm is moving out to sea, the direction of the wind is unstable and conditions are really not suitable

17:50 | That is it for today - the wind picked up, and we considered sending out the Gold fleet

16:38 | we are still on hold - if the wind returns we may go Gold one race then Women and silver
But ... watch the flags on the beach !

15:55 | we are still waiting for conditions to improve

15:40 | Rain has cleared - now we hope the wind returns.
Results after 4 races finalised - next mens race will be Gold fleet

14:53 | Meantime we must wait for one protest result - as it may affect Gold/silver fleets


14:53 | Women are held on the beach - poor visibility , raining hard

14:24 | women finished race 5

14:15 | Flurry of activity since provisional results published - still awaiting result of protest

13:35 | Leasding race 4 - POL19, POL09, POL7

13:27 | At the beach we are hearing protests before going to gold and silver

13:25 | Womens race 4 is started

13:05 | First finishers - GBR83, AUS0, BRA50, FRA531, POL16

13:00 | class flag up on the beach for ladies - 20 minutes to warning signal

12:57 | leading this fleet is - GBR83, POL16, LAT23

12:50 |

12:50 | OCS - POL555, CZE7,

12:49 | Race has started -

12:45 | the race was held up for resetting the start line - we are again going into sequence

12:35 | warning signal for resailed race 4 of blue

12:18 | The race was abandoned - problem with the marks - the race will be resailed. less than 20 minutes to warning signal

1:58 |

11:57 | Leading after 1 round - GER122, AUS0, GBR83, POL16

11:53 | OCS - LTU13, EST2, POL48, RUS604

11:51 | Race 4 is underway

11:45 | We are in sequence for race 4 of blue fleet

11:25 | 20 minutes to warning signal for blue fleet - wind is average 11knots

11:22 | Top finishers - ISR1, POL507, NED13, DEN24, FRA823, GER220

11:18At mark 1 - ISR1, NED13, POL507 |

11:14 | On the second beat - NED13, ???, POL507 , ISR1

11:10 | The leading sailors are - NED13, POL507, GER220, EST44

11:06 | OCS - BRA999 , LAT48

11:05 | race 4 yellow has started -

10:40 | 20 minutes to warning signal for yellow fleet race 4

10:25 | we have steady 13 knots in the race area

09:51 | the wind is cross onshore and 12 knots - good conditions forecast for today

09:50 | we have a good forecast and hope to complete 4 races for all- 1 more qualification race and 3 in the finals as gold and silver

09:46 | 15 minutes to skippers meeting on day 2 of racing - first warning signal at 1100