2023 European Championship  – Day 1 and How to follow the race

We have officially kicked off the 2023 Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX European Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal! 

Last night, we had around 400 sailors of 34 nationalities, nearly 100 coaches and numerous organisers and supporters gathered at the Vilamoura Marina for the opening ceremony. Today, the racing started at 12:00 UTC, with 2 fleets for the 49erFX, 3 fleets for the 49er, and a single fleet racing for the Nacra17. 

RECAP day 1:

With an Olympic Country ticket on the line, Jana Germani and Giorgia Bertuzzi, from Italy grabbed the spotlight winning both races today Denmark’s Josefine Nöjgaard and Esther Bojsen-Moller are currently in second place, leaving some big names and experienced teams in their wake…

In the 49er, only one race was sailed today as the breeze died down in the late afternoon. Winners: Wizner & Wizner, McHardie & McKenzie, and Schneiter & de Planta – Let’s see what tomorrow brings!

Read the full 49er and FX article here

📹Livestream: From November 11th on Youtube with live commentary. 

📍Until then you can follow the races with the tracker here 

📱We will cover the event extensively through our social media: Instagram, Facebook, Youtube and Tiktok @Nacra17sailing and @49ersailing

🌐 For updates, news, results, race documents and more visit the 49er.org and Nacra17.org website. 

✅ Results 49er are here 

✅ Results 49erfx here 

✅ Results: Nacra 17 here

📸 We will have daily photo and videos including daily highlights and interviews. You can find photos and videos for the 49er and FX here, and for the Nacra 17 here

Read More here

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JPK August 2023