At the Yacht club, Nassau, the Bahamas kicked off the 7th Star Sailors League finals – the decisive regatta of the year by boats of a class “Star”, with the participation of famous sailors from 22 countries.
Interesting statistics. Among the participants – four Olympic Champions and 9 silver, and bronze Olympic medalists, 23 world champion in the class “Star” and two other Olympic classes. Plus the winner of the Volvo Ocean Race and the 8 winners of the previous finales SSL.
As we already reported, the Russian racers, in contrast to the two previous years, this time in Nassau does not appear.
Yesterday, two races, and conditions, the General view was close to perfect. The first place is Melleby Eivind(Norway) and Josh Revkin (USA) – they have 6 points (2nd and 4th wards). Note that this crew in 2017 won the world championship in the class “Star”.
Next come Diego Negri (Italy) and frithjof Kleen (ger) – 7 points (wards 1 – 6). The third position Ahonen Oskari (Finland) and Vitaly Kushnir (Ukraine) – 13 (4 – 9).
Detailed results –
https://www.starsailors.com/regatta/2112 ssl finals-6firstresults