The J80 Class Winter League reaches its halfway point this Saturday in Baiona

The nautical competition organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club celebrates this Saturday in Baiona the third of the six days scheduled on the calendar

· The regattas will be held from three in the afternoon with the addition to the fleet of a new boat, the Cormorant Boat of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo

· After achieving three victories in the previous rounds, Javier de la Gándara’s Okofen is at the top of the standings, ten points behind its rivals

The J80 Class Winter League of the Monte Real Club de Yates arrives this Saturday at its halfway point with the celebration of the third of the six scheduled days in a regatta calendar that began last January and will last until the end of March.

The competition organized by the Baiona club, in which eleven one-design boats of the J80 class are vying for victory, will begin at three in the afternoon, and will include several regattas with windward-leeward courses in the waters of the Bay of Baiona.

The weather report indicates that the wind will blow from the northeast, with a certain intensity, between five and ten knots, or even exceeding them, with peaks of up to fourteen, which indicates that the regatta committee will be able to start the three scheduled tests .

After the starting line, this Saturday, the Cormorant Boat of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo will be placed for the first time, which joins the fleet of the J80 Class Winter League in the middle of the competition led by Francisco Javier Martínez, and with Alfonso Otero, Carlos González and Maruxa Sío completing the crew.

A new boat that will fight alongside the rest to take the lead from Javier de la Gándara’s Okofen, unbeatable so far. He achieved six victories in the six races held and was placed ten points away from his closest rivals, Francisca Barros’ Miudo by Storax and Miguel Lago’s Virazón.

Completing the classification are Ferralemes by Enrique Porto, Cansino by Fernando Yáñez, Mondo by Bernardo Macedo, Luna Nueva by Juan Luis Tuero, Pazo de Cea by María Campos, Namasté by Luis de Mira and Alumisel by Willy Caamaño.

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