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Updates from the Canadian Soaring Team

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Day 7 - Dave
The A task for today was a 370 km racing task.  I thought it was a little optimistic based on my weather assessment.  After re-gridding the entire contest between 1145 and 1245...
Mid - Task Update
Our pilots are on the second leg of their respective tasks. It was not easy to get going. The 15m Class was first on the grid. They started launching at 13:00 into...
Saturday, January 21st - the last day of the World Championships
It was a chilly morning despite bright sunshine. It is slowly warming up now and there is promise for a decent soaring day. Conditions will be blue again(!) with thermals to 5000...
Friday, January 20th
We woke to the pounding of heavy rain on the tin roof of our hotel. It was still raining when the pilots briefing had ended at 11:00. Eventually, 18m and Open Class...
Sergei , Day 5
The key for yesterday flight was patience at the start gate  . Our task was 370 km race It took 2h 20 min from take off to the start for...
Day 6 - Dave
Last night was International night where many of the teams provide food or drink from their home countries for all to sample.  Between the set-up, manning the Canadian table for a while...
The pre start gaggles  - 2W
To have a reasonable chance at the WGC especially on a blue day you pretty much have to stay with the gaggle, prefferably the fast one.  After the gate opened we climbed...
Thursday, January 19th - 18m Contest Day 6; 15m Contest Day 5
It is a blue day today. Our pilots are on task. Our 18m guys are on the second leg of their 384 km Assigned Speed Task. Best speeds are around 130kph. Climbs...