· With the exception of the ORC 2 class, in which Movistar consolidates its position as leader, the movements in the rest of the categories will add excitement to the last day of the competition
· The awards ceremony for the XXIX Prince of Asturias Trophy will be held tomorrow, Sunday, at five in the afternoon at the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayona
Exciting second day of the XXIX Prince of Asturias Trophy. With the exception of Movistar del RCN de Sanxenxo, who once again repeated the podium in the ORC 2 class, the movements in the rest of the categories will add excitement to the last day of the competition.
Today was marked by changes in the weather, which again forced the start of some tests to be delayed. The day dawned cloudy, rainy and lack of wind, but little by little the favorable conditions for navigation were reached.
The Fifty of the Portuguese Rui Ramada and grímpola del Monte Real managed to lead the general classification of the ORC 1 after winning the two tests held this Saturday for those in his category. Aceites Abril, from RCN Vigo, which was leading after the first day, fell to second place, leaving José Carlos Prista’s Xekmatt, from the Lisbon Naval Association, in third place.
In the ORC 2 class there were no surprises and the Movistar, which dominated the first day of testing, once again prevailed, marking even more differences with the rest of the boats. The Sanxenxo RCN boat, skippered by Pablo Iglesias, is leading its class, followed by the Cachete, the Solventis, the Bosch Service Solutions, all tied on points.
La Rabuda Uno, from the RCN de Portosín, with Fernándo González at the helm, took first place in the ORC 3 competition. In second and third place overall are GDiez owned by José M. Naya, from CNR Ferrol, and Plane B owned by Nuno Rives from CV Atlántico.
In the J80s class, boats from A Coruña continue to dominate. Pablo Martínez’s Marina Coruña and Miguel Fernández’s Biba are in first and second place overall. A boat from Monte Real, the Mi Moneda, skippered by Ero Pons, managed to sneak into the provisional podium after today’s tests.
In the Ladies Cup, Amparo Mollá and her crew, aboard the Figaro Uno, and representing the Madrid Federation, lead the classification, followed by María Campos’ Figaro 6 (Galician Federation) and Sandra Azón’s Figaro 2 (Catalan Federation). .
First day of competition for Classics and Specials
Today was the second day of competition for the ORCs, J80s and Ladies Cup sailors, but the first for the Classics and Specials. Coastal routes of 11 and 18 miles respectively were disputed through the anchorage of the Cíes Islands, Cabo Home and the Islet of Viños.
In the Classics category, Belisa de AGABACE, skippered by José Manuel Cores, won. Provisional silver and bronze go to Real Muiden NL’s Jonathan, and CR Armada’s Arosa.
The victory of the Specials went to Q Talento Consultores, with a banner from Monte Real Club de Yates, which left Enxuto from CY Acapulco and Deep Blue from RCN Vigo in second and third place.
The XXIX Prince of Asturias Trophy ends tomorrow, Saturday, starting at noon, with the last tests of the competition. At five in the afternoon the awards ceremony will be held at the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne.
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