· The sailboat of the recently bronze medalist in the Finn World Cup was the best of the third day of the Baitra J80 Winter League held this Saturday in Baiona with very good conditions
· The 38-year-old from A Coruña, with a crew made up of juniors from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña Sailing School, achieved two first places and one third and climbed from tenth to third place
· At the top of the table is the current Spanish champion of the class, Juan Carlos Ameneiro’s Alboroto, followed by Solventis and Fibra Coruña in second and third position respectively
·The Baitra J80 Winter League, which has the last three days of the six put in contention ahead, returns on the weekend of March 25 and 26
Miguel Fernández Vasco’s Fibra Coruña gave the bell this Saturday in the third round of the Baitra J80 Winter League, played with very good wind conditions in Baiona Bay.
The boat from A Coruña, led by the recently bronze medalist in the Finn World Cup, and crewed by Esteban Martínez de la Colina, Enrique Vilariño and Pablo Mijares, achieved two first places and a third place in the three races held.
These results allowed it to rise from the tenth position, which it trailed from previous days, to third place in the standings, also making it clear that it is a team to be taken into account by the rest of the rivals in the Monte Real Club de Yates league. .
And it is that this 38-year-old from A Coruña, a regular in the Finn class, with 11 Spanish cups, 4 national titles, a gold in the 2022 European Championship, and a bronze in the 2023 World Cup, has begun to take hold of him. the trick also to the J80, and already looks ahead to the World Cup that will be held in Baiona next September.
Fernández Vasco will attend the World Cup event with his crew of junior boys and girls from the Real Club Náutico de A Coruña, and this J80 League is serving them all as training to get to the championship in the best possible shape.
This third round of the 8-meter one-design group was held in Baiona Bay to avoid the somewhat harsher conditions in the vicinity of Cíes.
Despite everything, the conditions were very good, and the gusty wind from the south that blew throughout the afternoon always remained above 12 knots, with an average of 14, even reaching 20 per moment.
Five boats were the ones that stood out above the rest of the fleet on this day: Fibra Coruña by Miguel Fernández Vasco, Solventis by Malalo Bermúdez de Castro and Alberto Moro, Alboroto by Juan Carlos Ameneiro and the Portuguese Marías and 4 Jotas, by Manel Cunha and Joaquim Moreira.
They all tightened the nuts to the maximum and maintained tough confrontations in each of the disputed sleeves, going up and down in positions at times, but always managing to sneak into the Top 5 of the table.
After posting results, the classification varied a lot with respect to how it came from the previous days. Only the first position remained intact, in which the current Spanish champion of the class, Juan Carlos Ameneiro’s Alboroto, remains, with 9 points.
Very close to each other although separated from him they pursue him, Solventis from second place with 14 points; Fibra Coruña from third with 15 points and Marías from fourth with 16 points. The fifth position is for Andrés Gómez’s Waikiki, with 22 points.
The Baitra J80 Winter League, which has the last three days of the six put in contention ahead of it, will return on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of this month with a double day, to be held on Saturday and Sunday.
BAITRA J80 WINTER LEAGUE 2023
TOP10 classification after 3 days (4 tests)
1. RIOT · JUAN CARLOS AMENEIRO · MRCYB · 9 POINTS
2. SOLVENTIS · MALALO BERMÚDEZ DE CASTRO · MRCYB · 14 POINTS
3. FIBER A CORUÑA · MIGUEL FERNÁNDEZ VASCO · RCN A CORUÑA · 15 POINTS
4. MARÍAS · MANEL CUNHA · MRCYB · 16 POINTS
5. WAIKIKI ANDRÉS GÓMEZ MRCYB 22 POINTS
6. MIUDO MARGA CAMESELLE MRCYB 24 POINTS
7. MAIJA CASTOR ALONSO MRCYB 28 POINTS
8. 4 JACKS JOAQUIM MOREIRA CV ATLÁNTICO 30 POINTS
9. SPACO · SANTIAGO ESTÉVEZ · MRCYB · 40 POINTS
10. ATLANTICO 3D PRINTING LUIS SAENZ RCN A CORUÑA 46 POINTS