Baiona hosts this weekend the Spanish Championship Class 2.4mR of Adapted Sailing

· It is the third year that the Monte Real Club de Yates organizes, with the support of Vitaldent, a competition of these characteristics

· One of the favorites to win is the current Spanish champion, the sailor from Xábia Rafa Andarias, who will fight for his fifth national title

· Representing Galicia will be four athletes, among whom is the sailor of the pre-Olympic team Fran Piñeiro

Baiona, June 19, 2015.- The Monte Real Club de Yates organizes this weekend in Baiona, with the sponsorship of Vitaldent, the Spanish Championship Class 2.4mR Adapted Sailing. It is the third year that the Baionese club hosts a test of these characteristics, an experience valued by the 2.4mR class when entrusting the organization of the event.

There will be three days of competition in which sailors from different parts of Spain, with and without disabilities, will compete under equal conditions. The championship will start this Friday with a training regatta prior to the scoring tests, which will be held on the weekend starting at noon. The final touch will be the awards ceremony for the winners, on Sunday at five in the afternoon at the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates.

One of the favorites to win is the 24-year-old sailor from Xábia, Rafa Andarias, current Spanish champion, who will fight for his fifth national title. Defending the Galician flag will be four Galician athletes, including the pre-Olympic team sailor Fran Piñeiro.

In this championship, the athletes play for at least one place to attend the World Cup that will be held next December in Australia. It will be there where the Spanish sailors will try to qualify Spain for the Paralympics.

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