That, and the fact, that due to lack of wind, the first race was postponed 3
times, built the atmosphere of the day. Wind picked around 15:00 and all the
sailors were called out onto the water.
2 races were sailed for the DII, both won by Nicolas le Gal from France. Two
of his teammates follow with Alain Cadre on 6 points and Gilles Tanguy on
Although the DII go a little slower on their smaller sails than the
Raceboarders they are really fun to watch. Just check out the start of the
first race below:
The Raceboard men also managed to sail two races and it was the defending
champion Nicolas Huguet, who’s on two bullets. Toni Colomar Torres and Curro
Manchon from Spain are second and third overall and will look to take Nicolas
Although only one race was held for the women it wasn’t one without a
history. Jeanne Mailhos from France came in strong after her twelve (12) year
break in racing! Winning the first! Farah Hall from USA and Anto Dominguez
Balilla are second and third respectively.
And here is Jeanne’s reaction after the win:
After tomorrows racing the organisers have a great treat planned for all the
contestants. The whole fleet is going into town for the welcoming party of the
French sailing Olympic medalists. Everybody is looking forward to that.
Be sure to check out our live feeds on Twitter and media on Facebook all
available from the event homepage - http://europeans2016.raceboard.org/
Results RCB Men - http://europeans2016.raceboard.org/results/raceboard-men
Results RCB women - http://europeans2016.raceboard.org/results/raceboard-women
Results DII - http://europeans2016.raceboard.org/results/dii