The first of two legs of the Sardinha Cup starts this afternoon in St.Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. 21 two-person teams, including 6 women, are taking part. After a sporty start with around 20kn, the winds will decrease tomorrow to varying shifty conditions. —– The 300-mile leg can be followed via race-tracker. —– The video of the day and the official preview. —– After having joined the Figaro Series lately in the Solo Maitre Coq Regatta, the USA State Street Mixed Marathon Sailing Team, Jesse Fielding and Francesca Clapcich will not participate in this event of the annual series this time.