Race day 2 2023 ILCA Under 21 Europeans

Race day 2 – First three races completed in Stavanger

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Following a wind-induced race cancellation on the initial day, the 2023 ILCA Under 21 European Championships & Open European Trophy saw its commencement with the inaugural three races today. The weather conditions featured moderate to intense winds ranging from 12 to 18 knots, accompanied by minor waves and rainfall.

The day’s proceedings kicked off at 12:00 as originally planned, commencing with the first warning signal for the ILCA 7 yellow group. Subsequently, the ILCA 6 fleet and ILCA 7 blue group have also started their sailing procedures.

As the afternoon progressed, the wind gradually diminished; however, it maintained sufficient strength to facilitate the completion of all three scheduled races. Provided below are the initial provisional results, pending the Jury’s determinations.


Top 3 European sailors – ILCA 6 – Under 21
  1. Alexandra Lukoyanova BUL 5 pt
  2. Carlota Rizzardi ITA 12 pt
  3. Roos Wind NED 15 pt

Full results – ILCA 6


Top 3 European sailors – ILCA 7 – Under 21
  1. Kai Wolgram GBR 7 pt
  2. Theodor Middelthon NOR 10 pt
  3. Enrico Tanferna ITA 16 pt
Top 3 European sailors – ILCA 7 – Under 19
  1. Filip Olswewski POL 32 pt
  2. Erik Norlén SWE 37 pt
  3. Hubert Roszyk POL 46 pt

Full results – ILCA 7


A total of 228 youth sailors hailing from 36 different nations around the globe are coming together to participate in this competition.

ILCA 7 is the largest fleet with 153 sailors, racing in two groups; Yellow and Blue during the Qualifying series, and Gold and Silver in the Finals.

ILCA 6 Women’s fleet is composed by 75 sailors racing all together in a single group with no color identification during the whole championship.

Apart from the Under 21 Women’s and Under 21 Men’s competitions, the ILCA 7 Under 19 title is also up for grabs at this event in Stavanger.

Racing will goes from August 8th to 13th, with 2 races scheduled per day.


How to follow the 2023 ILCA Under 21 Europeans in Stavanger

Live contents

We are 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

A daily report with news and results, photos and videos is being published at eurilca.org and the event website; https://2023-under21.eurilca-europeans.org/

Instant notifications

We have created a Telegram channel that you can join to receive instant communications about the event: https://t.me/IU21EU23

Photo galleries

We are pleased to inform you that we are consistently sharing photos on our Smugmug account at https://eurilca.smugmug.com/ILCA-European-Championships/2023-ILCA-Europeans/U21. All the photos can be downloaded for free and are intended only for editorial use, and 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 thomtouw@me.com.

Video galleries

We are also 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.

GPS tracking

For the Final Series racing, the ILCA 7 Gold fleets will be provided with GPS trackers for you to follow their races live in the following link: https://www.metasail.it/incoming/448/ All 75 ILCA 6 girls will be also provided with trackers within those days for you to follow them live.

Facebook

Much more contents are being spread through our Instagram account mentioned before, plus the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eurilca so follow us also there.

Race documents

For further information about the event you can download the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and other documents here: https://eurilca.eu/event/276/documents

Event website

All the information and links to the different contents mentioned before you can also find them at the official event website: https://2023-under21.eurilca-europeans.org/


The 2023 ILCA Under 21 European Championships & Open European Trophy are organized by EurILCA in conjunction with Stavanger Seilforening.

The event is kindly sponsored by Rogaland Idrettskrets, Buøybakeren, REMA, IVAR, Lerøy, Repsol, Servit Catering, Kanelsnurren and Stavanger Kommune.

Let’s go sailing!
The EurILCA Team


Report by Agustín Argüelles | Photos by Thom Touw.

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