The European championship in the Olympic classes 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 will be held in Austria on lake Alters from 18 September to 4 October, according to the British website www.sailweb.co.uk.
Due to the long break caused by the pandemic Covid-19, the Austrian regatta will be the first major international tournament for the three classes after the world Cup, held in Australia in February.
Qualifying race of the regatta will take place from 29th September to 1st October. The final race – from the 2nd to 4th of October.
As stressed www.sailweb.co.uk the organizers hope that the tournament can take part all the leading masters of the Old continent. At the same time they apparent complexity of the current situation: many of the borders in Europe are still closed, and in some countries increasing again the number of infections. So in the end to act Alterthe probably will not all who deserve it.
At the same time, the organizers warned that in the days of the race will be taken special measures for the protection of the health of athletes, coaches, judges and officials. So, after the race this time will not be a traditional buffet where you can eat and drink juice. And even the analysis of the protests will occur in “Zuma”.