Race day 5 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

Race day 5 – 2022 EurILCA Under 21 Europeans

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Race day 5 of the 2022 EurILCA Under 21 European Championships & Open European Trophy was marked by a heavy rain, cold weather and winds of around 12-15 knots during the whole competition.

This way the event counts with 10 results now on scores for both the ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 fleets.

The day started as per scheduled with all the sailors launching their boats at 10:00. The first warning signal was given at 11:00 for the ILCA 6 but 2 general recalls made the sequence to be delayed. The ILCA 7 Gold and Silver fleets started right after them on the same course.

The event is organised by Club Voile Hourtin Medoc, with the support of the Municipality of Hourtin.

ILCA 6 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

The overnight leader and Israel representative in the last Olympics Shai Kakon ISR managed to handle the pressure and continues to lead the Women’s championship with 54 points, followed by the Cyprus Olympic representative Marilena Makri CYP with 70. Isabel Hernandez ESP completes the provisional podium with 96. Close to them is Claudia Sobral ESP with 102.

The reigning Women’s Under 21 World champion Giorgia Della Valle ITA had a great day today on water and climbed to the 5th place overall after winning the last race.

ILCA 6 full results here.

ILCA 7 results – 2022 EurILCA U21 Europeans

The Men’s overnight leader Paul Hameeteman NED also managed to keep in the front of the fleet and leads both the Trophy and European championships with 43 points. The Australian sailor Stefan Elliot AUS is second in the Open European Trophy with 61. Second European place and third spot in the Trophy for Cesare Barabino ITA with 64. Theo Peyre FRA is the third European with 70 units. Michael Compton AUS and Willem Wiersema NED are close with 78.

Arthur Farley GBR continues to lead the Men’s Under 19 championship now in the 7th place overall, followed by Theodor Middelthon NOR and Lorenzo Mayer FRA in the 13th and 22nd places respectively.

ILCA 7 full results here.

The last two races are coming tomorrow if the weather allows it because the forecast announces very light winds, with the first warning signal at 1300. Coaches meeting at 1100.

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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