The 2023 ILCA 6 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy are starting today in Gdynia, Poland, with the first day of registration and equipment inspection.
The following is the event schedule in full;
A total of 389 youth sailors hailing from 42 different nations around the globe are coming together to participate in this competition.
Men’s will be the largest fleet with 270 sailors, racing in four groups; Yellow, Blue, Red and White in the Qualifying series and Gold, Silver, Bronze and Emerald in the Finals.
Women’s fleet will be composed by 119 sailors and they will race in two groups; Yellow and Blue in the Qualifying and Gold and Silver in the Finals.
Alongside the Women’s and Men’s Overall prizes, we´ll also host the Women’s and Men’s Under 17 championships here.
Racing will goes from July 14th to 19th, with 2 scheduled races per day.
How to follow the 2023 ILCA 6 Youth Europeans in Poland
We’ll be streaming some of 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!
News and reports
We have created a Telegram channel that you can join to receive instant communications about the event: https://t.me/I6YEU23
We are pleased to inform you that we will be consistently sharing photos on our Smugmug account at https://eurilca.smugmug.com/. All the photos can be downloaded for free and are intended for editorial use, specifically related to this event. If you have any other purpose in mind or if you intend to use the photos for commercial use, please reach out to the photographer directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be sharing video highlights and interviews on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/eurilcachannel – We recommend subscribing to our channel to receive instant notifications whenever we upload new content.
For the Final Series racing, the Gold fleets will be provided with GPS trackers for you to follow their races live in the following link: https://www.metasail.it/incoming/434/
Much more live news and contents will be spread through our Instagram account mentioned before, plus the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eurilca so follow us also there.
For further information about the event you can download the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and other documents here: https://eurilca.eu/event/244/documents
All the information and links to the different contents mentioned before you can also find them at the official event website: https://2022-ilca6youth.eurilca-europeans.org/
The 2023 ILCA 6 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy are organized as part of Gdynia Sailing Days by EurILCA in cooperation with the Polish Yachting Association, Pomorskie Voivodeship self-government, Ministry of Sport and Tourism and Gdynia City with Gdynia Sports Center. The Gdynia Sailing Days is kindly sponsored by Bank Pekao SA, Port of Gdynia Authority SA, ORLEN SA, Polski Holding Nieruchomości, Marina Yacht Park, STU ERGO Hestia, Garmin Polska, Herbelin Watches, Ziaja Ltd Zakład Produkcji Leków, Blue Media, Chocian Sailing, ClickMeeting, KINDER Joy of moving, Sztorm Grupa, Polish National Foundation, Fundacja Agencji Rozwoju Przemysłu, Polish Chamber of Marine Industry nad Water Sports – POLBOAT, Polska Liga Żeglarska, Pomorski Związek Żeglarski, YKP Gdynia, Unique Boutique, WWF Polska, International 420 Class Association, International 470 Class Association, International Flying Dutchman Class Organisation, EurILCA and media: RMF FM, Anywhere, Wirtualna Polska, Express Biznesu, Forbes Yachting, Prestiż Magazyn Trójmiejski, Tawerna Skipperów, Trojmiasto.pl, Żeglarski.info, nowezagle.pl, TVP3 Gdańsk, TVP Sport. The Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship took the honorary patronage over projects.
Let’s go sailing!
The EurILCA Team