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Optimist, Laser, 29er, Nacra 15, var. classes – Dutch Youth Regatta – Workum NED – Day 1 – rough sailing conditions – North Americans in 29er and RS Feva


In the Optimist fleet, split in four groups, Vitus Sandberg DEN, Magnus Heegard DEN and Martin Atilla LAT won all 3 races of their groups and jointly lead overall. —– In the Lasers 4.7, Ties Wijbinga NED is first ahead of Colin Faas NED and Anja Von Allmen SUI. In the Radials, Willem Wiersema NED is on rank 1 in front of Paul Hameeteman NED —– In the 29ers, Aristide Girou/Noah Chauvin FRA are on top ahead of Archie Cropley/Max Paul AUS. Stephen Baker/Ripley Shelley USA are 22nd, Thomas and William Staples CAN 25th. —– In the RS Feva, Imme Rijk/Bente Zuideman NED are first. Ster van Scherpenseel/Feline Freburg USA follow on rank 13th. —– Especially challenging are the conditions for the Nacra-15-catamarans. After four races, Rebekka Johannesen/William Johannesen DEN have taken the lead ahead of Lucas Claeyssens/Gauthier Verhulst BEL on 2nd and Jesse Lindstädt/Lisa Rausch GER on 3rd. —– Rough conditions with a 16kn breeze and steep waves prevailed during the first races of the Dutch Youth Regatta on the Ijsselmeer NED. —– All ranking lists and the daily news.