Rui Ramada’s Fifty consolidates its leadership in the second stage of the Repsol Trophy

The sailboat from the Monte Real Club de Yates managed to win the overall standings despite finishing second in its class, behind the Starfighter from Vigo

· The final podium of the regatta will be decided tomorrow, Sunday, with a 20-mile crossing test between Sanxenxo and Baiona

Saturday, May 3, 2014 .- Rui Ramada’s Fifty, with Monte Real grímpola, managed to maintain the overall lead despite finishing second in its class. He covered the 18 miles of beam in just 3 hours and was the first to cross the finish line, but the compensation of the times finally gave the stage victory to the Starfighter of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo, skippered by Julio Rodríguez. In the category of large ships, the ORC 1, the third position went to the Aceites Abril, owned by Luis and Jorge Pérez Canal, also from the Olive Club.

In the ORC 2 class, victory went to Victor Carrión’s Menudeta, from Club Náutico Punta Lagoa, and in ORC 3, to Miguel Lago’s Virazón, J80 model, from Monte Real. From the Baionese club he was also the winner of the ORC 4, Javier Rey’s Q Talent.

The regatta took place with hardly any incidents, with a light wind from the west and flat seas for practically the entire route.

The Repsol Trophy comes to an end tomorrow, Sunday, with a final heat between Sanxenxo and Baiona. The boats will carry out a crossing regatta in the opposite direction to today’s, which will take them back to the headquarters of the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne. There, starting at five in the afternoon, the awards ceremony will be held for the winners. The president of the club, Rafael Olmedo, the Repsol marine and fisheries manager for southern Galicia, Inés González, and the mayor of Baiona, Jesús Vázquez Almuíña, among other authorities, will attend.