The Monte Real Club de Yates opens its 2023 sports calendar this Saturday with the Baitra J80 Winter League that will be held in 6 days until next May thanks to the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales
The Galician J80 fleet opens with this competition a year of racing that will be the protagonist with the celebration of the World Class Championship next September in Baiona
Among the novelties of this year: new schedules, new routes to train for the World Cup and the incorporation of prominent sailors such as Víctor Mariño, Alberto Viejo or Marga Cameselle, among others.
The one-design league is the first event in a sports calendar in which Monte Real once again includes its two great classics, the Prince of Asturias Trophy and the Conde de Gondomar Trophy
The Monte Real Club de Yates opens its 2023 sports calendar this Saturday in Baiona with the celebration of the first day of the Baitra J80 Winter League, which will be played in 6 stages until next May thanks to the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales .
In addition to this Saturday, there will be tests on February 25, March 11, 25 and 26 and May 27. Three regattas per day are scheduled, so that, if conditions permit and everything goes according to plan, the one-design fleet will compete in a total of 18 sleeves.
This year, the competition, which includes prominent sailors such as Víctor Mariño, Alberto Viejo or Marga Cameselle, among others; includes a couple of new features. The first is that the start time of the different phases is brought forward, which goes from three in the afternoon to two, with the aim of being able to take more advantage of the daylight time and not have the deadline time for the end of the tests, set to one hour before sunset.
The second novelty is that the usual double routes between buoys of the windward-leeward type are changed to layouts in the shape of an Olympic trapeze, a layout that will possibly be chosen for the world championships in September. What is sought with this change is that the fleet, which already knows the regatta field and the conditions of the Galician estuaries well, can now also get used to the type of World Cup route.
And it is that one of the aspirations of Monte Real as the organizing club of the world championship is that one of the more than 25 sailboats that will participate in the J80 winter league manages to sneak into the podium of the World Cup event, scheduled between the 18th and 24th of September.
Until then, many months ahead in which to train, not only in this competition but also in the rest of the trophies scheduled by the Bayonés club for this 2023, among which are its two great classics, the Conde de Gondomar Trophy (from July 22 to 25) and the Prince of Asturias Trophy (September 1 to 3), in which the Terras Gauda National Sailing Awards will be presented again (September 2).
Before them will come the CdeC Trophy (April 22), the Repsol Trophy (April 29 – May 1), the Galician A Dos Championship – MRW Trophy (June 10) and then the J80 Autumn League (October 14 – December 16). There will also be room for non-competitive regattas, such as the III Ruta Rías Baixas (July 3-8), which was so well received in its first two calls.
MRCYB 2023 REGATTA SCHEDULE
BAITRA J80 WINTER LEAGUE
February 11 and 25, March 11, 25 and 26, May 27
April 22 (ORC AND J80)
REPSOL TROPHY – 45th SPRING REGATA
April 29, 30 May 1
ORC SPORTBOAT NORTH SPANISH CHAMPIONSHIP
MRW TROPHY – A2 GALICIAN CHAMPIONSHIP – RAFAEL OLMEDO MEMORIAL
RÍAS BAIXAS ROUTE
from July 3 to 8
48th COUNT OF GONDOMAR TROPHY
from July 22 to 25
38th PRINCE OF ASTURIAS TROPHY
from September 1 to 3
CUP OF SPAIN CRUISERS
WORLD J80 BAIONA 2023
from September 18 to 24
J80 FALL LEAGUE
October 14 and 28, November 11 and 25 and December 16