Europeans on eve of battle as Championships opened
Sopot, Poland is the host of the RS:X Europeans and Youth European Championships, where over 220 sailors have gathered across four fleets representing nearly 20 different nations. Racing will take place on Gdansk Bay starting from Tuesday 21st August, culminating in medal races on Saturday 25th August where the champions will be decided and titles awarded.
Preparations have concluded with equipment inspection, registration and the practice race all being held today. The sailors were welcomed to the opening ceremony with thanks from Sopot Sailing Club, the Polish Yachting Association and the RS:X Class Association. The championships were officially opened by the President of the Polish Yachting Association, Tomasz Chamera.
There are 12 races scheduled over the next four days for each fleet which can be followed online as all fleets will carry trackers.
For the full report – click here