UK Overseas Championship

Ocaña, Spain,   19 May 2012 – 26 May 2012


1 FB Louis Bouderlique 5,112
2 EY Christophe Ruch 5,028
3 I Gilles Navas 4,658

Day 6

Hot and sunny while launching, but overcast coming from west.

Task changed to 3hr AAT

Written on 25 May 2012 at 13:03.

Day 5

Startgate opened at 1410 local, 3h30 AAT. Hot and Sunny, Blue

Written on 24 May 2012 at 14:54.

Day 4

Blue Sky and sunshine again.  Grid has launched, start line open at 1409 local.

Written on 23 May 2012 at 13:04.

Day 3

This is more like it! 22°, Blue sky and sunshine! All have set off on a 400km task, expect them to return around 17/1800 local.  Last glider landed at 2040 local! That makes for a long day (especially for him).  

Written on 22 May 2012 at 13:56.

Day 2

Day 1 was a bit soggy, heavy rain showers and thunder aroud the airfield and in the task area. Nonetheless, two gliders did manage to get around the task. Today seems much better and they have just launched, with start line opening in 5 minutes (1430 local) for the B task, 2:45 AAT.

Written on 21 May 2012 at 13:27.

Local Procedures

This information is also available as a Word document in the Downloads section.   The local procedures for 2012 Overseas Championships. The competition director will be Brian Spreckley The co-director will be Dick Bradley In addition to the usual team of happy competent organisers with Boris fiddling the scoring system and Shaun Lapworth who will provide IT support, we welcome Mayte Sirene and Pedro Berlinches to the team. Mayte and Pedro will take care of all the arrangements locally and on th...

Written on 26 April 2012 at 12:32.

At last, the UK Overseas' Championships 2012

After a two year break, the UK Overseas Championships are back for 2012. This year's competition will again be held at Ocaña (LEOC) and will feature some of the usual suspects to ensure things run smoothly. Some online resources to keep you amused while we get all our ducks in a row. European Soaring Club Ocana Gliding Club lots of useful stuff (it helps a bit if you can understand Spanish!) Airfield Weather Station Turnpoint list Airspace Weather Forecast

Written on 6 February 2012 at 14:32.

Latest winner

1. Ricci Brigliadori 117.21 km/h
2. Celine Montorio 110.22 km/h
3. Aldo Rodriguez 110.10 km/h

Latest task

Task 8, 26 May 2012
Task distance: 210.41 km
Updated: 21/05/2015, 06:39

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