The 2023 ILCA 4 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy is starting today in Cádiz, Spain, with the first measurement & registration’s day.
Almost 400 young sailors from 39 nations from all around the World are being part of this competition, organised by Ayuntamiento de Cádiz, Instituto Municipal del Deporte de Cádiz, Real Federación Española de Vela and EurILCA.
The event is supported by Federación Andaluza de Vela, Consejería de Sostenibilidad, Medio Ambiente y Economía Azul and Universidad de Cádiz, and kindly sponsored by Eléctrica de Cádiz, Aguas de Cádiz and Cupra Automoción Terry.
Regarding the competition, Boy´s championships will be the largest fleet with 228 sailors racing in Bravo course and divided in three groups; Yellow, Blue and White for the Qualifying series and Gold, Silver and Bronze for the Finals.
Girl’s fleet will be formed by 167 sailors racing in two groups; Yellow and Blue for the Qualifying and Gold and Silver for the Finals. Their course will be Alpha.
The event will be officially open after a Flags Parade and Welcome Ceremony on Sunday 16th in the afternoon.
Races will go from Monday 17th to Saturday 22nd, with 2 scheduled races per day.
All information and documents you can find them at the event website: 2023-ilca4youth.eurilca-europeans.org
EurILCA’s Solidarity Programme
These 2023 ILCA 4 Youth Europeans in Cádiz will also count with the presence of the EurILCA Solidarity Programme’s Team, headed by Ms. Burcu Algon Giorgianni. This will be the sixth time we support the programme, after the successful experiences lived in Patras 2018, Hyeres 2019, Vilamoura 2020, Travemunde 2021 and Dziwnow 2022. This programme is basically intended to help youth sailors from European countries with low participation to join our ILCA 4 Youth European Championships. You can read more about the programme here: https://eurilca.org/solidarity-programme/
How to follow the 2022 EurILCA 4 Youth Europeans in Cádiz
We’ll be sharing all the action and races live in our Instagram https://www.instagram.com/eurilca/ and YouTube account: https://www.youtube.com/eurilcachannel – We suggest you to subscribe and follow us in order to receive instant notifications when we’re live!
For the Final Series racing we’ll be also providing GPS tracking in the following link: https://www.metasail.it/incoming/386/
News and reports
A daily report with news and results, photos and videos will be published here, https://2023-ilca4youth.eurilca-europeans.org/news-feed/
We created an open Telegram channel you can join to receive instant notifications with the latest news. Please scan the QR code on homepage at the event website to join, or using the following link, https://t.me/ilca4youtheuropeans2023
Photos will be daily uploaded to our Smugmug account: https://eurilca.smugmug.com/2023-ILCA-Europeans/2023-ILCA-4-Youth-Europeans – They are all free to be downloaded and used for editorial purposes specifically related with this event. For any other purpose please contact the photographer at aasailing.com
Video highlights and interviews we’ll be publishing them in our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/eurilcachannel – We suggest you to subscribe to it to receive instant notifications when we upload them.
We´ll also spreading live news and contents through our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eurilca so stay tuned!
Event hashtag: #ilca4youtheuropeans2023
Let’s go sailing!
The EurILCA Team