2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans Race day 2

2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans – Race day 2

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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:

Coaches goals – Race Day 2 – 2020 Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans

7-9 knots from WSW on the first race and 12-16 knots from the same direction on the second one made all 185 participants to enjoy of two new memorable contests here in Portugal.

Check what the interviewed sailors said after the races.

Top positions hadn’t changed that much and leaders are barely the same as yesterday. Provisional results after four races here.

Day 2 results – Girls

Defending champion Alessia Palanti CZE (1-1-9-4) is still on top of competition with 6 points, closely followed by Polish sailor Lily May Niezabitowska POL (4-2-27-2), only 2 points behind. On the third place overall and draw in 9 points with Maria Martinez ESP (3-3-35-3) appears now Beatrice Ini ITA (2-6-1-20).

Croatian sailor Petra Marendic CRO (9-7-11-28) continues to lead the U16 fleet, now ranked 7th place overall with 27 points. Second U16 place for Dutch Annemjin Algra NED with 42.

Day 2 results – Boys

Overnight leader Marcos Altarriba ESP (1-1-1-2) almost repeated his perfect beginning and markedly govern the fleet with 3 points, although closely chased by Polish Przemyslaw Machowski POL (4-1-3-1) with 5 and Jason Kefallonitis GRE (2-2-2-3) with 6. Fourth place overall and U16 leadership for Daniel Cardona ESP (2-5-DSQ55-2) with 9 points.

Check the interview with Jason Kefallonitis and other sailors today after the races.

Check yesterday’s interview with leader Marcos Altarriba and other sailors.

Overnight U16 leader Hidde Schraffordt NED (1-6-3-12) is now second on fleet and ranked 5th overall with 10 points. Third U16 spot for David Ponseti ESP (5-4-6-8) with 15.

Full results here

Photos here

Videos here

More races coming tomorrow so stay tune! Forecast announces pretty similar wind conditions for tomorrow. Please check your 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: Thom Touw Photography.

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