February 15, 2019
According to the press service of the Krestovsky Island sailing school, the anniversary regatta of the 30th edition of the International Palamós Optimist Trophy started in Spain.
In this regatta, in addition to students of the Krestovsky Island school, more than five hundred yachtsmen take part.
“On the eve of the competition, we managed to spend two preparatory training days with a wind of 14-16 knots,” says coach Ilya Elyshev. – On the first day, the organizers held three races. With each new start, the wind increased. And the third was about 26 knots.
Three of our leading athletes – Maxim Bondar, Danila Ivanov and Artem Maksimkin – were placed at 44, 65 and 70 places, respectively, on the first day’s results.
Today is the second racing day. Wind forecast 4-6 knots.
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