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 perfect score today among Boy’s, winning both of Yellow fleet’s races and leading the overall ranking with 2 points. Second place overall for Jason Kefallonitis GRE (2-2), finishing second on both Blue fleet’s races. Polish Przemyslaw Machowski POL (4-1) is third overall after winning Blue’s last race.
Interview with leader Marcos Altarriba and other sailors after the races here.
Dutch sailor Hidde Schraffordt NED (1-6) leads the U16 fleet after winning Blue’s first contest and holds the 6th place overall, draw in 7 points with Daniel Cardona ESP (2-5)
Day 1 results – Girls
Defending champion Alessia Palanti CZE (2019 Laser 4.7 Youth girl’s champion in Hyeres) ratified her awesome sailing today, scoring a win-win on the single girl’s fleet and leading the overall ranking with 2 points. Second spot overall for Polish Lily May Niezabitowska POL (4-2), draw in 6 points with third Maria Martinez ESP (3-3).
Girl’s U16 first spot for Croatian Petra Marendic CRO (9-7) on 6th place overall.
More races coming tomorrow so stay tune! Forecast announces 10-16 knots from the West this time! Please check the fleet’s assignment on the Online Notice Board.
How to follow the event – Hashtag #Laser47Europeans2020
Event webpage – Here you’ll find all you need to follow the event: daily reports and news, links to results, photos, videos and social network.
Host Venue website – Vilamoura Sailing’s website – You’ll find the Results and the Online Notice Board here.
Photo galleries – On our Smugmug gallery you’ll be allowed to search and download all the event’s photographs, conveniently sorted by day.
YouTube channel – Here you’ll find a Playlist with all of daily videos. We recommend you to Subscribe to our channel to be notified when new videos are published.
We’ll be also sharing all this news and contents on our Facebook page and Instagram account as usual.
Sail and smile! #KeepSmilingKeepSailing
By Agustín Argüelles – EurILCA | Cover photo: OSGA Photography.
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