26th of September 2002, Germany, FW Worlds 2002

FW Worlds 2002 Sylt
Day five

on-line from Sylt
FW Worlds 2002 Sylt
Day five
...waiting for the wind

...results women after 10
...results men after 9


The wind is shifting extremely. The Race Director has decided to finish the competition for today. AP over A is raised. The Skippers Meeting is set for 12:00 tomorrow with the first possible start at 12:30. So return tomorrow!

START! ... and general recall

We are in the sequence for race#10. The red flag is up. 9 to 12 knots.

AP flag on the starting board! Start is postponed!
Wind change the direction to NNE! We are waiting for the race committee decision!

Red flag for the men!
Z flag for the men race#10!
Race#10 Women finish: POL-1,GBR-95
Women downwind mark:GBR-95,POL-1
Women 2upwind mark: GBR-95,POL-1

Women upwind mark: POL-1,GBR-95,
Start for the women race #10
Red flag for women fleet
Race #10 for the women in 6 minutes ... stay tuned
Race#9 Men Finish: POL-10,ISR-1,US-3
2nd downwind: POL-10,ISR-1,US-3
2nd upwind mark: POL-10,ISR-,US-3,AUS-0,US-34,F-192
Down wind: ISR-1,POL-10,US-3,AUS-0
Upwind mark:AUS-0,POL-10
Start OK!
3 min to the start!

General recall!!!
Red flag for the men race#9
Z-Flag is raised for the man. Wind: 9 to 11 knots.
Finish womens race#9: POL-1, GBR-95, GBR-93 and photofinish between ITA-31 and F-4.

Second Upwind: POL-1, GBR-95 managed to pass GBR-93 who made a tactical mistake! But now Christine is fighting back. Only 5 metres betwwen the two British girls!
First Round: Dorota attacked by Christine, Verena fighting with Lucy. Very close! F-4 on the 5th place
Upwind mark: POL-1, GBR-93, GBR-95, ITA-31
Start for the ladies fleet!
Red flag for the race #9 ladies fleet!
Z-Flag is raised for the Ladies. The course will be the same as yesterday. The wind is picking up: 10 to 12 knots.
Wind back again. 9 to 11 knots. AP is down.
Wind again down to 6 to 8 knots. Stand-by!
The wind is shifting and picking up again. 9 to 14 knots. The girls are preparing...
Wind dropped down to 6 knots. The first start is postponed. AP is raised at the Official Flagpole.
Z-Flag for the Ladies. 9 to 11 knots...
Cloudy and cold, north wind 10-12 knots. Skippersmeeting for Formula at 12:00
... stay on line

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