ILCA Under 21 World Championship – Day 2

Viana do Castelo, Portugal – The second day of racing is in the books for the 2024 ILCA Under 21 World Championship in Viana do Castelo, running from July 1st to 8th. Today was another gorgeous day for sailing, conditions were warm and sunny with a good breeze good of about 13-15 kts.

The day once again began at 11:45 with the D Flags up for the yellow ILCA 7 and ILCA 6 fleets. The wind was moving in from 330º, starting at 10 knots, and built up to 17 knots by the second race. All fleets completed both races today.

Evie Saunders got 2 wins from 2 today and moved up into 1st place in the ILCA6, with Frances Beebe moving up into 10th. There are also 2 Australians in the ILCA7 top 10, with Isaac Schotte in 7th and Jack Eickmeyer in 10th.

Tomorrow is the last day for the Men’s Qualification series, which will then be split into Gold and Silver fleets on Saturday. As the qualifying series progresses, the enthusiasm among the sailors remains high in this beautiful coastal city.

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Text by: Prow Media / Edited by ILCA

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