As a tune-up event to the Laser European Masters Championship at the Spanish Catalan Coast, the Barcelona Championship was initiated with two races. —– In a good breeze around 20kn, Alan Davies GBR took the lead in the Standards (46 participants, 13 nations, 3 continents). The Olympia medalist José-Luis Doreste ESP and Thomas Müller GER are tied on rank 2. With José-Maria Van der Ploeg ESP on rank 4 follows another Olympic Champion (Barcelona 92, Finn). Mike Matan USA finished 8th. The ranking list Laser Standard. —– Leader in the Lasers Radial is Sean Craig IRL ahead of Ian Jones GBR and Freek De Miranda NED. Carlos Silva MEX is 8th, Michael Couture CAN and John-Bernard Duler USA 39th among the 68 participants from 14 nations. The ranking list Radial. —– The event website.