15th of August 2013, Latvia, 2013 FORMULA WINDSURFING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP & IFCA SLALOM GRAND PRIX

Live report day 3

15:15 | Top 10 after 7 races - AUS0, NED52, ISR1, POL16, DEN24, LAT23, FRA531, POL23, POL48, EST24

15:05 | Skippers meeting at 1000 tomorrow; first possible warning signal at 1100

14:55 | that will be the last race of today
full results soon

14:49 | At the finish - NED52, AUS0, ISR1, POL16, DEN24, FRA531,

14:46 | But coing to the finish AUS0 from a different line chasing NED52

14:45 | at the windward mark its NED52 from DEN24

14:40 | sorry about timing

14:32 | after 1 lap - NED 52, DEN24, FRA531, ISR1, AUS0, POL16

14:31 | not a clear start individual recall -EST235

14:30 | clear start

14:25 | warning signal

14:21 | last race for today - and second discard kicks in

14:20 | orange up

14:03 | at the finish - AUS0, DEN24, POL16, ISR1, NED52

14:01 | lead is changing throughout this race -

14:00 | now AUS0 from POL16 and ISR 1

13:54 | after 1 lap - DEN24, POL16, NED52

13:50 | first to the gate is ISR1

13:49 | course to windward is now 0.7 nautical mile; winf is 13 knots with gusts of 17

13:45 | clear start race 6

13:40 | warning signal - 5 mins to the start

13:35 | orange up - 5 minutes to warning signal race 6

13:20 | AP down

13:10 | wind is same - stable in strength and direction

13:10 | aunny and windy - great racing conditions

13:10 | AP will be coming down on the beach...

12:54 | wind is stable and around 12>14 knots

12:50 | top 5 after 5 races - AUS0, NED52, POL16, ISR1, DEN24

12:36 | we have a break ashore before 2 more back to back races

12:35 | the windward mark is a gate and must be passed going upwind through the gate

12:35 | first finishers were ISR1, NED52 &AUS0; but ISR1 retired after finishing - not sailing course correctly

12:20 | after 4 races its AUS0 from NED52 and ISR1

12:15 | race 5 is underway

12:00 | getting ready for the next start

11:41 | followed by - POL16, FRA823, POL48, FRA531, POL23, EST24, POL555, LAT13

11:40 | top 3 in this race - ISR1, AUS0, NED52

11:38 | Leading after second upwind - ISR1 from AUS0

11:31 | On the downwind it looks as if a mistake lead to change - AUS0, from ISR1, NED52, POL48, POL16

11:30 | At mark 1 for first time - NED52 from POL16

11:25 | clear start

11:20 | warning signal for race 4

10:55 | AP down at 1100

10:45 | race committee are in position - and we are hoping for a start soon

10:19 | wind is 10 >12 knots - forecast to increase to 14>16 knots. There is a little north in the wind - so not straight onshore.

10:18 | Two races planned - back to back - followed by short break forlunch and two more formula races

10:18 | Sun and waves this morning - but also enough wind for racing.

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ltu1001 | 16th August 2013 (12:42:52)

Where are results after 9 races?