The sailboats of the Monte Real Yacht Club of Bayonne prevail on the first day of the Repsol Trophy

· The Fifty of the Portuguese owner Rui Ramada was the clear winner of the first stage of the competition

· The boats of the Baion club also won the gold of the rest of the classes

· The XXXVII Monte Real Spring Regatta continues over the weekend with two coastal races between Baiona and Sanxenxo

Thursday, May 1, 2014 .- The boats of the Monte Real Yacht Club of Bayonne managed to win all the gold medals in the first stage of the Spring Regatta, which this year celebrates its thirty-seventh edition sponsored by Repsol.

Both in the classification of the big boats and in the general classification, the first position went to Fifty, which defended the banner of the organizing club skippered by the Portuguese owner Rui Ramada. The silver and the bronze went to the Aceites Abril and the Starfighter, both from the Real Club Náutico de Vigo.

In the ORC 2 class, the first three places went to the Okofen del Monte Real, the Fend-La-Bise of the Yacht Clube de Porto and the Bosch Comunication Center of the Club Marítimo de Canido.

Luna Nueva, Namasté and Virazón, all from Monte Real, won the ORC 3. And in the ORC 4 and Open class, the podium was also occupied by sailboats from the Baiona club. The winners were QTalento, Margem do Azul II and Last Kiss.

After today’s windward/leeward races, the Repsol Trophy continues on Saturday, starting at two in the afternoon, with a cross-country regatta of about 20 miles between Baiona and Sanxenxo. On Sunday the boats will do the opposite route starting at noon.

GENERAL RANKING

  1. FIFTY. Rui Ramada. MRCYB
  2. APRIL OILS. Luis and Jorge Pérez Canal. RCN Vigo
  3. STARFIGHTER. Julius Rodriguez. RCN Vigo

ORC-CLASS 1

  1. FIFTY. Rui Ramada. MRCYB
  2. APRIL OILS. Luis and Jorge Pérez Canal. RCN Vigo
  3. STARFIGHTER. Julius Rodriguez. RCN Vigo

ORC-CLASS 2

  1. OKOFEN. Javier de la Gandara. MRCYB
  2. FEND LA BISE. Jean-Claude Sarade. YC Porto
  3. BOSH COMMUNICATION CENTER. Ramon Ojea. CM Canido

ORC-CLASS 3

  1. NEW MOON. Juan Luis Tuero. MRCYB
  2. NAMASTE. Louis of Mira. MRCYB
  3. VIRAZON. Michael Lake. MRCYB

CLASS ORC 4 and OPEN

  1. QTALENT. Javier King Catalan. MRCYB
  2. BLUE MARGIN III. Jose Frederico Lopes. MRCYB
  3. LAST KISS. German Santos. MRCYB