· The sailors of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo won the regional title after winning the Baitra Trophy held in Baiona
Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco, also from Vigo, won in the women’s category and Víctor Fernández and Aidan Berry from A Coruña in Sub 17
· The 420 Galician Championship was organized this year by the Monte Real Yacht Club with the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales
Baiona, February 21, 2016.- The sailors Marcos Cordeiro and Simón Porzio, both 17 years old, won the title of Galician 420 champions this afternoon, by winning the Baitra Trophy organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club with the collaboration of the Galician Sailing Federation, Magic Marine and Naval Effects Jesús Betanzos.
The crew of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo won the championship by winning the five regattas held throughout the weekend in the bay of Baiona. After the first three races on Saturday, the regatta committee launched another two more races this Sunday, which the fleet completed with an average wind speed of about six knots.
Cordeiro and Porzio completed the routes with very good results. They achieved a first and a second place that assured them the victory in the Under 19 category and in the general of the trophy.
In second position were her teammates, Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco, who after winning on the first day, were not the ones to maintain the lead on the second and were left without the championship gold. Just one point behind the leaders, Hernández and Carrasco achieved, in addition to silver in the general classification, the best position in the women’s category.
The bronze of the Galician championship also went to Náutico de Vigo, who made it to the podium by placing another of their crews on the third step, formed by Alejandro San Martín and Luis Sampedro.
In the under 17 category, the winners were Víctor Fernández and Aidan Berry, from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña.
After deciding the final classification of the championship in the water, the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates hosted the celebration of the awards ceremony, in which the General Director of Baitra Accesorios Navales Juan Carlos González participated, as sponsor of the event. Also present were the mayor of Baiona, Ángel Rodal, and the president, commodore and vice commodore of the Monte Real Yacht Club, José Luis Álvarez, Fernándo Yáñez and Genoveva Pereiro.
The next appointment with the regattas of the Monte Real Club de Yates is on February 27 with the fourth day of the J80 Class Winter League, a competition in which Rui Ramada’s Miudo is leading, followed by Miguel Lago’s Virazón and Alumisel by Willy Caamaño.
BAITRA TROPHY CLASSIFICATION GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP 420
1º) Marcos Cordeiro and Simón Porzio – RCN Vigo
2nd) Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco – RCN Vigo
3rd) Alejandro Sanmartín and Luis Sampedro – RCN Vigo
Best female crew
Carlota Hernández and Ana Carrasco – RCN Vigo
Best Under-19 Crew
Marcos Cordeiro and Simon Porzio – RCN Vigo
Best under-17 crew
Víctor Fernández and Aidan Berry – RCN A Coruña