2017 Optimist European Championship - Day 1

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1st Day of the European Championship of Optimist in Burgas. Two races have been conducted for the 262 sailors who have entered the competition. A total of 154 boys and 108 girls - from 44 countries. The race has been declared open, with the participation of countries as Argentina, USA, Japan, Russia, Hong Kong, Ukraine and much more.
Good wind conditions with 15 knots of the first race, to finish at about 18 knots thermal sea breeze.
Santiago Palkin, from Argentina, is provisional leader general of Boys whit two first positions. Second place is for the Turkish Can Erturk (2-1) with 3 points, followed by the Polish Igor Kuczys with the same points.
In girls, Cosima Schlueter (Germany) 2-1 is the leader from with 3 points, the same as the Argentine Donna Mazzuecchelli (1-2). The provisional podium closes Asli Akbeniz (Turkey) with 5 points.
Tomorrow, Tuesday,2nd August is the second qualifying day with two races planned. The forecast promises another great day for sailing!!!

Organisers

YACHT CLUB PORT BOURGAS

BULGARIAN SAILING FEDERATION

INTERNATIONAL OPTIMIST DINGHY ASSOCIATION


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