Race day 3 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

Race day 3 – 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

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A great new day of sailing concluded today in Hourtin, where the 2022 EurILCA Under 21 European Championships & Open European Trophy are being held. The event is organised by Club Voile Hourtin Medoc, with the support of the Municipality of Hourtin.

The day started with a 1:20 hour postponement on shore while waiting for the wind to come.

A cloudy weather slowly turned to sunny within the afternoon, while the wind varied from 7 to 14 knots during the whole competition.

This was the last day of the Qualifying series for the ILCA 7 fleet. The championship will be split in Gold and Silver groups from tomorrow. For the ILCA 6 it’s just half of the competition, as they are racing in a single group.

ILCA 6 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

The overnight leader Claudia Adan Lledo ESP is still on top of the Women’s competition with 22 points, although now with a penalty to discard. The second place is for the ascendant Evangelia Karageorgou GRE with 34 and a 13th discard. Third place for Shai Kakon ISR (3-13-23-3) with 38.

Marilena Makri CYP and Julia Rogalska POL complete the Top 5 with 47 and 49 units respectively.

ILCA 6 full results here.

ILCA 7 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

Michael Compton AUS and Paul Hameeteman NED lead the European Trophy and European Championship respectively, both sharing 24 points on top of the competition.

One step below and also draw in points come Theo Peyre FRA and Stefan Elliot AUS with 28.

The third European place is for Gonzalo Suarez ESP with 30 units and ranked 5th overall.

Arthur Farley GBR is leading now the Men’s Under 19 championship in place 14th, followed by Javier Segui ESP (17th) and Theodor Middelthon NOR (21st).

ILCA 7 full results here.

Two new races are coming tomorrow with the first warning signal at 1200. Coaches meeting at 1000.

Let’s go for the barbecue now!
The EurILCA Team

How to follow the 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

We’re streaming all the action and races live in our Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/eurilca/ – We suggest you to follow us in order to receive instant notifications when we’re live!

Races you can also follow them live through the GPS tracking: https://www.metasail.it/incoming/277/

A daily report with news and results, photos and videos will be published here: https://eurilca.org/2022-eurilca-u21-europeans-news/

Photos are being daily uploaded to our Smugmug account: https://eurilca.smugmug.com/2022-European-Championships/2022-EurILCA-U21-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 thomtouw@me.com – High res photos here: https://thomtouw.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection

Video highlights and interviews we’re publishing them on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/eurilcachannel – We suggest you to subscribe to it to receive instant notifications when we upload them.

Much more live news and contents will be spread through the Instagram account mentioned above, plus the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/eurilca so stay tuned!

For further information about the event you can download the Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and other documents here: https://eurilca.eu/event/240/documents

All this information and links to the different contents mentioned before you can also find them at the official event website here: https://2022-under21.eurilca-europeans.org/

Report by Agustín Argüelles | Cover photo by Thom Touw.

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