About fifty boats have gathered this Saturday, March 6, in the Pontevedra estuary for the second stage of the 7th Interclubes Regatta. On this occasion the Beluso Nautical Club has been in charge of launching a test in which the fleet has not had anything easy, and that is because the weather conditions, with a very light and changing wind in certain sections of the route, He was the great protagonist of the day.
The leaders of the general after the dispute of today’s test are Orión, Vagalume, Youkounkoun, Orlando, Maral IV and Cassandra.
After a brief postponement of about 20 minutes on the scheduled time, the Race Committee gave the start at 2:50 p.m. for classes 1 to 4, and five minutes later for Classics and A Dos. Ahead, a round trip of 10.93 miles to the island of Tambo for those of greater length; 7.68 miles to the Pelados beacon for groups 2, 3, 4 and A Dos, and 3.70 miles to Morrazán for Classics and Veterans.
In Class 1, a great day for Orión by Javier Pérez (MRCYB), who with an advantage of about five minutes in compensated time over Juancamaría managed to take the victory of the day and thus became the new provisional leader of the 7th Interclub Regatta. With the same score as those of Pérez, the Juancamaría 3 of Juan Carlos Pérez Olmedo today went on to occupy the second place in the general ranking and the Ziralla Primero of Ramón Barreiro was located in the third step.
The 50 feet of Javier Durán, the Corsario (CY Vilagarcía), was one of the teams that debuted today at the Pontevedra circuit and did so by scoring third place, a result that places him in sixth place in the general standings waiting for that discarding may come into play if the six scheduled events are finally held.
For its part, in Class 2, Luis Vidal’s Vagalume became the new leader of the circuit today as it was the only boat that managed to cross the finish line within the time limit, thus claiming the victory of the day. Behind, second position is now occupied by Squid 2 by Francisco Lusquiños (CN Portonovo) and third continues by Mar de Frades – Cruceros Pelegrin by Joaquín Carneiro (Ro Yachts Club).
In the Veteran and Classic Class – which today were the first to finish the tour – the Cassandra by Javier Pazó (CN Portonovo) repeats victory and consolidates the leadership ahead of the Peregrina – Cobre San Rafael by Carlos Núñez (CN Portonovo), who Today he added a third, and from Atxurri of Ana Pazó (CN Raxó), who with a second place scored today climbs to the third box of the podium in the general classification.
As for the remaining categories -Class 3, Class 4 and Class Solitaries and A Dos-, the wind conditions caused that none of the participating teams managed to finish the tour within the time limit, so the Race Committee declared it canceled. the proof.
The third appointment, next Saturday, March 13, at the Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo.
The 7th Interclub Regatta of the Ría de Pontevedra is organized by the Naval Commission of Regattas, the Nautical Club of Portonovo, the Real Club of Mar de Aguete, the Real Nautical Club of Sanxenxo, the Nautical Club Beluso and the Ro Yacht Club of Combarro .
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