“We know what to work on”

In the Spanish town of Torrevieja ended with the traditional regatta Trofeo Euromarina Optimist Torrevieja with the participation of sailors from 28 countries, the press service of the St. Petersburg school “Krestovsky island”.

Just start out 364 boats. The organizers managed to hold 10 races in the gold fleet and 9 in the other three fleets.

Of the six pupils of the school “Krestovsky island” the best places were taken by Daniel Ivanov – 62-e, Artem Hunker – 90 (both raced in the gold fleet). Maxim Bondar, was among the best in the silver fleet – 117-e a place.

The wind on the final day was 26 knots, not all the fleets, except the gold, to cope with such conditions, and our guys still don’t have enough experience, says coach Ilya Eliseu. – The course was playing well, but foreign riders, alas, lost. For example, Danila Ivanov won the start one of the races, but missed one time and the sign came out for the 50th place. As I have said, the density is very large is the interval of the diffraction of sign 50 boats accounted for 45 seconds.

We are only at the beginning of the preparation for the main starts of the year – the European and world Championships, final selection stage which will be held in Taganrog and Saint Petersburg. In Spain we have gathered a lot of valuable information and know what to work on.

The results of the regatta Trofeo Euromarina Optimist Torrevieja –


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