Andarias and Melgarejo fight for victory in the Spanish Championship Class 2.4mR

· The sailor from Jávea and current national champion, Rafa Andarias, achieved victory on the first day of the Vitaldent adapted sailing championship

The Sevillian Borja Melgarejo is in second position, tied on points with Andarias, and the Galician Fran Piñeiro has the provisional bronze of the trophy

· The competition continues tomorrow, Sunday, with the second day of tests and will end with a prize-giving ceremony at the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne

Baiona, June 20, 2015.- The Jávea Yacht Club sailor and current national champion Rafa Andarias won the first day of the 2.4mR Class Spanish Championship – Vitaldent Adapted Sailing Regatta, which is held this weekend in Baiona, under the organization of Monte Royal Yacht Club.

The third and first place that the Valencian sailor achieved in the two tests held this afternoon in the bay of Baiona gave him the provisional gold of the competition and placed him very close to obtaining his fifth national title.

Behind Andarias, tied on points, is Sevillian Borja Melgarejo, from Club de Mar Puerto Sherry. Galician Fran Piñeiro, from Club de Vela Escota, occupies the third place on the provisional podium of the trophy.

Today’s was a very complicated day at sea due to the lack of wind, which delayed the start of the competition by more than two hours and forced the third of the planned regattas to be suspended once it had started. With a maximum of 7 knots and drops in intensity of up to 1 knot, the sailors fought for victory in two identical tests, which included several windward-leeward courses located in the Bay of Baiona.

Tomorrow, Sunday, on the second and last day of competition, the regatta committee will try to carry out, if the wind allows it, another three tests. In the afternoon, starting at five o’clock, the award ceremony for the winners will be held at the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates, which organizes the competition with the sponsorship of Vitaldent.

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