Giles Scott on form at Finn Europeans:
Athens, Greece (May 14, 2019) – Giles Scott (GBR) leads after the first day of racing at the 2019 Finn Open Europeans following three races. Scott won two races and placed third in the other to hold a four-point lead over Andy Maloney, from New Zealand, who won the second race of the day.
World champion, Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, is third overall. Joan Cardona, from Spain, in 11th overall, holds a sizable lead in the U23 European Championship.
Overlooked by the Acropolis of Athens in the distance, the 84 sailors from 33 nations were looking for some Greek wisdom, to prepare themselves for three tough races in challenging conditions, and conquer the Greek winds.
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Waves test fleet at Nacra 17 Europeans:
Weymouth, England (May 14, 2019) – Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti (ITA) continued their relentless march at the top of the leaderboard on day two of the Nacra 17 European Championship. The defending World Champions and two time defending European Champions notched up two more first places in their qualifying group, only falling foul in the last race of the afternoon.
“We were fast upwind and going well downwind in the waves,” said Banti. “We just didn’t start quite so well in the last race and couldn’t pull through.”
The only race the Italians didn’t win was taken instead by Great Britain’s Ben Saxton and Nikki Boniface who enjoyed getting out in the big wave…
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