The BAITRA TROPHY – MRCYB J80 League ends
With perfect conditions for navigation, the last three tests of the Baitra trophy for the J 80 class were held last Saturday, organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne with the collaboration of the Baitra Naval Supplies company.
At 15:30 in the afternoon and with a 14 knot wind from the northwest, the start of the first of the three tests of the day began, in which the Virazón soon took the lead, widening its lead as the rest of the competitors They engaged in a tough fight for the podium positions that was settled in favor of Luna Nueva, which finished second, closing the box with Namaste.
In the second test and with similar conditions, things changed radically, being the winner in this test New Moon by Juan Luis Tuero, second My coin by Guillermo Caamaño with Jaime García at the cane and third, Namaste by Luis de Mira.
The third and last test that closed the day and the championship, maintained its wind conditions although with a small upturn in the wave. Shortly after rising New Moon was forced to retire due to the breakage of his Genoa halyard. On this occasion the victory went to Mi Moneda, with Virazón being second and Namaste third.
Highlight the magnificent start of Mi Moneda that on its first day of competition this season, raised a tough fight that will make things difficult for the rest of the participants in the next regattas.
At 18:30 in the afternoon and as a culmination, the prize distribution was held in the halls of the MRCYB, leaving the general classification:
1 Virazon by Miguel Lago
2 New Moon by Juan Luis Tuero
3 Namaste by Luis de Mira.