(Santander, Spain)- The Federacion Cantabra de Vela hosted the Trofeo IMPREDIGITAL for a big fleet of 27 J/80s with over 100 sailors on the starting line– an excellent turnout for this event. The racing was marred by some controversy as five of the top ten boats were disqualified for OCS violations. Nevertheless, for most of the fleet is was a great day of sailing.
The wind started out of the West and kept veering to the Southwest in an oscillating-persistent wind shift, making for challenging, tactical racing. Furthermore, with a strong adverse current whistling down the shoreline, it was also important to short-tack the beach to gain tactical advantage on the boats around you. The racing started near the beach of Magdalena and the windward mark was near FCV yacht club.
In the end, GO FIT sailed by David Madrazo won, followed in 2nd by Tonio Piris sailing YATES & COSAS, 3rd was Jesus Amaliach on RAITA, 4th Luis Arrarte on ROGUE and 5th Pichu Torcida on ECC VIVIENDAS. For more Trofeo ImpreDigital sailing information