Young promises of sailing in Galicia will sail this weekend in Baiona

· The Monte Real Club de Yates organizes the Baitra Children’s Sailing Championship in which about 60 Optimist class sailors participate

· The competition starts tomorrow, Saturday, in the bay of Baiona with the first tests of the trophy starting at half past two in the afternoon

· The weather forecasts announce favorable conditions for the navigation of small

Tomorrow, Saturday, the Baitra Children’s Sailing Championship begins in Baiona, in which some 60 young promises of sailing in Galicia will meet, arriving from different nautical clubs of the autonomous community. Organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates with the sponsorship of Baitra Accesorios Navales, the championship will be held over two days and will include a minimum of one test and a maximum of six, each lasting about 40 minutes.

The young sailors will sail in a fleet and must complete routes between several buoys placed in the bay of Baiona. They will be divided into classes according to their ages and will be differentiated by the ties that they will tie to the mast of their boats. Class A and B boats, skippered by children between 11 and 15 years old, will wear a yellow ribbon; and those of class C, of sailors aged between 8 and 10 years, will wear a blue one. There will also be a special route for children from Optimist School, who are starting out in the world of competition.

The Baitra Children’s Sailing Championship tests, for which the weather forecast announces good sea and wind conditions, will be held tomorrow, Saturday from half past two in the afternoon, and on Sunday from half past eleven in the morning. The awards ceremony will take place at the Monte Real Club de Yates at the end of the competition, and the mayor of Baiona, Ángel Rodal; a representative of Baitra naval accessories, as sponsor of the event; and several directors of the organizing club.