The first two races of the Optimist European Championship were sailed at the French Atlantic Coast yesterday. —– In the Girls fleet, Lisa Vucetti ITA (ranks 3 and 1) has taken the lead ahead of Marie Mazuay SUI (1/6) and Jule Ernst GER (4(4). Katrin Doble USA is 8th, Ami Glennie CAN 89th among the 117 participants. —– Winning both races of his group, Marc Mesquida ESP is on top of the Boys rankings one point ahead of Fernando Menezes BRA (2/1). Dimitrios Bitros GER (2/2) is 3rd. The best North Americans are Pearse Dowd USA on 13th and Christopher Tang CAN as 110th among the 176 participants. —– The ranking lists and the event website, where the report will be posted later today Tuesday.