Baiona crowns the Galician 420 champion this weekend

· The 420 Galician Championship tests will be held in the bay of Baiona, which had to be suspended last weekend due to bad weather

Some 50 sailors between the ages of 14 and 18 from A Coruña, Oza, Portosín, Vilagarcía, Vigo and Baiona will fight to win the highest regional title in the class

· The competition is organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club with the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales and the collaboration of the Galician Federation of Sailing and Naval Effects Jesús Betanzos

Baiona, February 19, 2016.- The fishing village of Baiona will crown this weekend the Galician champion of the 420 sailing class from among the nearly fifty young sailors who will participate in the regional championship organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates with the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales and the collaboration of the Galician Sailing Federation.

The initial tests, which had to be suspended last weekend due to bad weather, will be held tomorrow, Saturday, at half past twelve in the Bay of Baiona. The regatta committee will try to start four regattas that will be completed on Sunday with another three more to choose, with a maximum of 7 tests, the winners of the championship.

Among the favorite clubs to win the title is the Real Club Náutico de Vigo, which placed several of its crews in the positions of honor in the previous qualifying regattas. In addition, sailors from the yacht clubs of A Coruña, Oza, Portosín, Vilagarcía and Baiona participate in the competition.

The Baitra Trophy – 420 Galician Championship will be held over two days, on Saturday and Sunday, and will end with the award ceremony at the Monte Real Yacht Club.

>> SATURDAY 20 – BEGINNING OF TESTS 12:30

>> SUNDAY 21 – START OF TESTS 11:30

>> SUNDAY 21 – AWARDS DELIVERY 18:00