Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco are leaders of the Baitra Trophy – 420 Galician Championship

· The athletes from the Real Club Náutico de Vigo arrived in Baiona as favorites and won two of the three regattas held this afternoon in the bay

Marcos Cordeiro and Simón Porzio complete the provisional podium in second position, and Alejandro San Martín and Luis Sampedro in third

· The regional competition, organized this year by the Monte Real Club de Yates with the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales, ends tomorrow, Sunday

Baiona, February 20, 2016.- The sailors of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo, Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco, lead the Baitra Trophy – 420 Galician Championship after prevailing over the rest of the fleet on the first day of the competition organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club with the sponsorship of Baitra Naval Accessories and the collaboration of the Galician Federation of Sailing and Naval Effects Jesús Betanzos.

The athletes, both 16 years old, arrived in Baiona as favorites and won the first stage after achieving very good results: two first places in the three races held. Some tests that began much later than expected due to the wind, which did not blow with intensity until after half past three in the afternoon.

Around that time, the regatta committee began a competition that developed quickly, driven by an average wind of about twelve knots and a flat sea on a sunny but cold day.

Among the fleet of 420 from different parts of Galicia, the Real Club Náutico de Vigo stood out above the rest, which in addition to placing two of its sailors in the position of honour, managed to include two other crews, the Marcos Cordeiro and Simón Porzio, and that of Alejandro San Martín and Luis Sampedro, on the provisional podium, in second and third position.

The Baitra Trophy – 420 Galician Championship continues tomorrow, Sunday, with the second and last day of tests, starting at half past eleven in the morning in the Bay of Baiona. The awards ceremony will be held at six in the afternoon at the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates. It will be present, among other authorities, the general director of Baitra Accesorios Navales, Juan Carlos González, main sponsor of the event.

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