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2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy

AUGUST 14-21 2020 | VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 6 – Final results

One last race was held today to crown our new 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Champions in Vilamoura, Portugal. The day started with a dense fog that slowly dissipated through the morning, allowing a final race to be contested at 14:30 with around 8 knots from WSW. Final results – Boys – 2020 Laser 4.7

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2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 5

Two new races were added to scores today at the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. Races started at 14:00 as per scheduled with 8-12 knots from West, then slowly increasing but stable until the end of the day. After 10 races, the following are the provisional results. We’re only one day

EurILCA’s 2020 Solidarity Programme successfully rolling in Vilamoura

The third edition of our Solidarity Programme is fully delivering fun and sportiveness this days in Vilamoura, where the 2020 Laser 4.7 European Championships are being played. Early within the first days of races we have interviewed some of people involved to get they first feeling about the programme. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EGk8XkrP40[/embedyt] “The aim of the

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 4 – Final series began

The Final series started today at the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships in Vilamoura, Portugal. First races started on time at 14:00 with around 8 knots. For the second bunch of races the wind raised to 11-12. Various general recalls denoted the sailor’s anxiety for rocking and pushing their limits. Shifty wind made the

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 3

Long third day of races in Vilamoura, Portugal, where the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships are being held. After 3 hours postponement in the morning due to lack of wind, sailors were allowed to go on water at 14:00. The first races were sailed under very light wind conditions, even shortening some of courses.

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 2

Vilamoura delivered great sailing conditions again on this second day of races at the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships. The day started early in the morning with a coaches meeting as usual, where we took the chance to interview some of them and ask about their team’s goals. You can see the video here:

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 1

Perfect sailing conditions for the first bunch of races in Vilamoura, Portugal, where more than 180 young sailors are enjoying of the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans. 12-15 knots from SW allowed both scheduled races to be completed in all 3 fleets. Day 1 results – Boys Spanish sailor Marcos Altarriba ESP (1-1) drew a

Sailing against plastic pollution in Vilamoura

The local organisation in Vilamoura have worked hard this days preparing a wonderful 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans event, and one of main efforts was focused on helping our Sustainability Programme to fight against plastic pollution, avoiding single-use plastics. On their arrival all participants were provided with aluminium bottles, and water tanks were placed along

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans officially opened in Vilamoura

Wonderful second day of action in Vilamoura, Portugal, where the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans are being held. Sailors continued registering and measuring their boats along the day. A nice wind and sunshine enlightened the practice race, followed by a fantastic Floating Parade –replacing the traditional Walking Parade due to the sanitary regulations– with all

Champagne conditions for wrapping the Open Regatta in Vilamoura

The third day of races delivered champagne sailing for wrapping the 2020 Vilamoura Open Regatta in Portugal. A variety of conditions in the past 3 days were the perfect test for the upcoming main event: the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy starting on Thursday. Overnight leader Guilherme Cavaco POR was

Our third Solidarity Programme’s team is ready to shine in Vilamoura

After two successful editions in Patras 2018 and Hyeres 2019, our Solidarity Programme –commanded by Burcu Algon Giorgianni– is ready to go on water again this year in Vilamoura during the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans. This programme is intended to help youth sailors from European countries with low participation to join our Laser 4.7

2020 Vilamoura Open Regatta – 3 new races added to scores

Second day of races in Vilamoura, Portugal, where the 2020 Vilamoura Open Regatta is being held as practice for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans starting on Thursday. Conditions were good today and allowed the competitors to add 3 new races to scores, being now 6 in total. Local sailor Guilherme Cavaco POR is leading

Laser 4.7 Youth European’s action is on with the Open Regatta in Portugal

Racing started today in Vilamoura, Portugal, with the 2020 Vilamoura Open Regatta. For the next two days this event will serve as practice and warming up for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans, starting in Aug. 14th. The first 3 races were completed under light wind conditions. Boris Hirsch SUI (1-4-1), Benjamin Dufour SUI (2-7-3)

Sustainable sailing – Good news coming from the 4.7 Youth Euros in Portugal

Committed with sustainability, the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships in Vilamoura will implement various actions to avoid plastic pollution. One of them will be the development of reusable Lycras to identify boats and fleets, replacing the common plastic stickers 👌 Aligned with our Sustainability Programme, the local team in Vilamoura have also developed recycled

Equipment inspection notice – 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans

Dear sailors, please check the document below in order to comply with the equipment inspection process in Vilamoura. Have a great 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans!

First teams arriving to Vilamoura for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Euros

Everything is ready for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships at the sunny city of Vilamoura in Portugal. The first teams arrived to train and enjoy of the superb sailing conditions, preparing to show a great performance on water and dreaming with a medal. One of the first teams here are the Swiss guys

Welcome message and safety regulations for the 4.7 Euros in Vilamoura

Vilamoura, Portugal – Message from the local organization. – – – Dear Laser sailors, The clock is ticking and the awaited Laser 4.7 Europeans will happen and will start in less then a month. From the 14th to 22nd August Vilamoura Sailing will host one of the few International sailing events of this summer. It’s

Whole family invited to join on water during the next 4.7 Europeans in Vilamoura

Vilamoura created a full sailing program for the whole family during the next 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships, running from August 14-21. During our main event, Vilamoura Sailing Team will host Optimist clinics, SUP, Wakeboard and other activities for whole families to enjoy of sea life activities. For further information you can contact vilamourasailing@prowgroup.com

Arrive earlier to practice and enjoy of the Open Regatta in Vilamoura

Vilamoura invite all Laser 4.7 youth sailors coming to the 2020 Europeans to arrive earlier and join the Open Regatta, from August 8-11. This will be a perfect chance to warm up and practice before the main event, trying home waters and sailing conditions. Further information and online entry here: Laser 4.7 Vilamoura Open Regatta

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans in Vilamoura moved to August

Dear sailors, due to the evolution of the COVID-19 outbreak of public knowledge, EurILCA decided today –in conjunction with the Organising Authorities in Portugal– to move the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy dates again, this time to August 14-21. We apologize for the inconveniences, hoping this health issues can be

New dates for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans

Dear sailors, due to the COVID-19 outbreak of public knowledge, EurILCA decided today –in conjunction with the Organising Authorities in Portugal– to move the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy dates from April 11-18 to June 20-27. We were daily monitoring the situation and after receiving the last news we decided

Last 2 weeks to enter the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans

Last 2 weeks to enter the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy. Event will run from April 11th to 18th in Vilamoura, Portugal. Don’t miss the action and enter now filling the Application Form. More than 200 sailors (66 girls and 148 boys) already confirmed their participation on this championships. The

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Late applications open

Late application process opened today for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy in Vilamoura, Portugal. Don’t miss this sailing party and apply now here > Application Form Total entry for this event is limited to 400 sailors and more than 280 have already filled form and where ranked by their

100 days for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans in Portugal

100 days missing for the next 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy in Vilamoura, Portugal. More than 200 sailors have already applied for this event. Applications for initial allocation of places are closing on Jan. 11th. You can apply for the 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championship and Open European Trophy

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – More than 200 sailors applied

More than 200 sailors applied for the next 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy to be celebrated in Vilamoura, Portugal, from April 11th to 18th. The 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championship & Open Laser 4.7 Youth European Trophy is a restricted entry allocated championship. Sailors wishing to enter must first

2020 4.7 Youth Europeans: More than 100 sailors applied in less than two weeks

Applications for the next 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy opened on October 23rd. In less than two weeks, more than 100 sailors applied to join this Laser 4.7 Youth European party next year in Vilamoura, Portugal, from April 11th to 18th. The 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth European Championship & Open