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Optimist – Vila de Palamos Trophy – Palamos ESP – Day 1, two USA participants in top 100 among the 581 starters

Yesterday on day one of the Optimist Vila de Palamos Trophy at the Spanish Costa Brava, Carl Krause GER won all five races of his group taking the overall lead ahead of the tied Caspar Ilgenstein GER and Marc Mesquida ESP. Two of the 17 USA Optimists sailing are among the top-100 in the huge 581 boat fleet: Fynn Olsen (MYC) on rank 47 and Pierce Olsen (MYC) as 83rd. —– The intitial 15kn breeze increasing to 20kn during the day allowed all five Groups to complete 3 races. —– The results, the news and the video of the day.