In Puerto portals (Majorca) completed the Final of the European “Grand Prix” in the Dragon class. Team Rocknrolla RUS76 Dmitriy Samokhin in the decisive race finished third.
© Elena Razina
On the final day of the regatta there were three races – the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals. Similar regulations for the “Dragon” class unusual, but the General view was interesting, and the struggle was exciting.
Recall that on Friday of the 20 finalists of the “Grand Prix” at the end of the four races, ten. While serving under the Italian flag ITA77 Bunker Prince Eugene Braslovce that has the total points of the best, immediately got a ticket to the final, while the runners-up German crew GER1207 Khalleesi where the skipper Nicola Friesen, in the semifinals.
The remaining 8 teams on Saturday began with the quarter-finals. Rocknrolla took the 5th place is the last one that was allowed to pass to the semifinals. Another boat under the Russian flag – RUS27 Annapurna Loginov Anatoly became 6th, and the fight, alas, completed.
In the semifinals, the team Samokhina came to the finish line first. Sorry, this success failed to repeat in the final. The bottom line is: Rocknrolla – third place on the second Bunker Prince of Braslava. The winner was the Swiss SUI311 Sophie Racing skippers of Hugo Stenbeck and Bernardo Freitas.