The President of EUROSAF Josep the PLA sent a letter to national federations – members of the European Federation. The website of the WFTU published the portion of this document relating to sports events:
– EUROSAF monitors the overall situation COVID-19, and its impact on competition EUROSAF, taking into account the specific issues of the organizers and look forward to the opportunity to come to the competition venue as scheduled.
Under the agreement with organizations conducting was cancelled two competitions, the third pending, and four others yet remain the original date.
European championship in match race (Match Race EUROSAF Youth European Championship), which was to be held in Ledro (Italy) 18-21 June, is cancelled. The right to host this championship in 2021 given the same host organization, date to be determined.
The same applies to the championship sailing clubs (Club EUROSAF Sailing Championship), which was to be held on the same days on lake Lipno (Czech Republic).
European championship (Youth EUROSAF Pirat European Championship) will, as before, to spend on the lake Ratzeburger (Germany) 26-31 July.
Open European championship in match race (EUROSAF Open Match Race European Championships) will, as before, to be held in Ekaterinburg (Russia) 11-15 Aug.
The European championship in the class L30 (L30 EUROSAF European Championship) will, as before, to be held in Marseille (France) 20-23 Aug.
The European championship in the discipline “keel two-offshore (cruising) race-mixed crew” (EUROSAF European Championship Mixed Offshore) plans to start from the centre of Genoa in the first week of September, not in June as was announced initially on the yacht L30. The duration of the race time will include two nights. This competition will provide a unique opportunity as a training ground for national teams preparing for the world Cup in October in Malta. Qualification series, if necessary, will be held in the week before the race. The rules of contest will be published in the near future.
European championship in match race among women (EUROSAF Women Match Race European Championship) will, as before, to be held in Locarno (Switzerland) 15-18 Oct. It is expected that by the middle of June, information concerning the conduct of the competition will be confirmed.
We look forward to when all the sailing clubs can open their doors and all the sailors will resume their sports activities.
Josep PLA, President of EUROSAFeurosafletterpresident