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Figaro 3 – Sardinha Cup – Saint-Croix-de-Vie FRA – Day 1

Region Normandie of Fréderic Duthill/Alexis Loison FRA closely lead ahead of Groupe Royat with Paul Meilhat/Anthony Marchand FRA, and on the 3rd place follows another experience Figaro team with Morgan Lagravière and Gildas Mahé FRA. The mixed team of Justine Mettraux SUI/Gwenolé Gahinet FRA follows 3nm back on rank 15. The 34 two-person teams started yesterday afternoon to Sardinha Cup, the inaugural regatta with the tune-up Foiling Figaros. The moderate winds around 12kn decreased later in the day and with only 3-4kn during the past night, the fleet moved on very slowly, obviousely without flying hulls. This morning UTC, the closely packed leading boats still had almost 100nm to the finish.The race tracker and the daily news (in French).