Race day 4 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

Race day 4 – 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

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Fourth race day done at the 2022 EurILCA Under 21 European Championships & Open European Trophy in Hourtin, France. The event is organised by Club Voile Hourtin Medoc, with the support of the Municipality of Hourtin.

All 3 fleets were sent to the course on time at 11:00 to start the racing at 12:00 as per scheduled, but the unstable wind conditions made the Race Committee to raise the AP for 1:30 hour on water.

The girls started their first race around 13:30, while the rain came in, but had to be abandoned due to a big wind shift.

The rain got heavier later but in return the wind became more stable and all the 6 scheduled races could be completed.

ILCA 6 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

The previous days leader Claudia Adan Lledo ESP had a bad day today on water and dropped from 1st to the 7th place overall with 92 points. Shai Kakon ISR is leading now the competition with 48, followed by Marilena Makri CYP and Isabel Hernandez ESP with 62 and 73 units respectively.

Julia Rogalska POL and Evangelia Karageorgou GRE complete the Top 5 with 83 and 84 points. Claudia Sobral ESP is 6th with 86.

ILCA 6 full results here.

ILCA 7 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

This was the first day of the Final series for the ILCA 7, so they sailed in Gold and Silver fleets.

Paul Hameeteman NED is solely leading now both the European Trophy and European Championship with 35 points, followed 1 point behind by the second Trophy’s sailor Stefan Elliot AUS with 36. Overnight Trophy’s leader Michael Compton AUS dropped to the 5th place overall after scoring a 17-19 today. Second European place and third Trophy’s position is now for Theo Peyre FRA with 48. Third European place for the ascendant Cesare Barabino ITA with 56, winning the last of the races today.

Arthur Farley GBR continues to lead the Men’s Under 19 championship but now entering the Top 10 overall with 75 points in the 8th position. Second U19 sailor is now Theodor Middelthon NOR on place 20th, followed by Daan Boekholt NED, two places behind.

ILCA 7 full results here.

Two new races are coming tomorrow with the first warning signal at 1100. Coaches meeting at 0900.

Keep smiling, keep sailing!
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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