Olympic Classes, 29er, 420 - Christmas Race - Palamos ESP - Day 1


The Palamos Christmas Race began yesterday at the Spanish Costa Brava in a light wind. While the fleets racing inshore completed 2 to 3 races, the 470s and Finns on the outer courses waited in vain for a breeze. 

After two heats in the Lasers Standard, Eliott Merceron FRA leads ahead of Antony Munos FRA and Joaquin Blanco ESP. 44 participants from 10 nations. Monica Azon ESP and Anna Skaar NOR share the lead in the Lasers Radial women. Ellie Brown GBR follows on rank 3. 23 participants. Mon Canellas ESP is first in the Radial men. The 49ers completed three races according to program, and Alonso/Alonso ESP lead ahead of Bergström/Vesternäs SWE and Cherin/Tesei ITA. Winners of the only race of the day in the 29ers were Peter Janezic/Anze Podlogar SLO, in front of Carla + Marta Munte-Carrasco ESP. Only one race per fleet in the 420s as well. First in the Boys category were Andrea Abruzzese/Camilla Fassio ITA ahead of Maxime Bachelin/Philippe Pittet SUI and Theo Carayon/Erwan Lucas FRA. Cata Homar/Maria Llabres ESP lead in the 420 girls followed by Erna Riera/Léa Pernet FRA and Carmen + Julia Davila ESP. 23 teams. 

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