Despite all the efforts of the International Association “Dragon” class, and the organizers, this year all three of the regatta series “Grand Prix” and a Gold Cup was cancelled because of the virus. The European championship in the Dragon class postponed to the next year.
However, as reported by http://russiandragon.ru, draconity don’t give up. So, Pedro Andrade (POR 84), known to our sailors as silver medal winner of the Marblehead Trophy and a participant of last year’s championship of Russia in St. Petersburg decided to organize the regatta in the format of the Gold Cup (six long races with no release) and hold it in Vilamoura (Portugal) from 6 to 11 October.
Names for this regatta are not yet invented, but in just three days received confirmation from 30 alleged members, including our Anatoly Loginov (RUS 27), Mikhail Senatorov (RUS 31), Vasily Senatorov (RUS 34), Victor Fogelson (RUS 35), Igor Goikhberg (RUS 98).
The regatta regulations, it is planned to publish with the Marblehead Trophy 29-31/10, the Grand Prix final 2-7/11 and the programme of the winter Cup in 2019-2020 year.draconity