Sailing News

470 – Warm-Up Regatta – Vilamoura POR – Final results – Promising start of Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA as 2nd in the new Olympic 470 mixed event


Yesterday, the warm-up series of the 470s in Vilamoura came to an end with races 8 and 9. Competitions will continue with the Coach Regatta on 25 April, followed by the European Championship on 30 April. —– Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP had another convincing day with ranks 1 and 3 winning overwhelmingly overall 20 points ahead of Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA. Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE followed in third place. —– The best women team were Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA in 8th place, followed by Luise Wanser/Anastasyia Winkel GER in 10th, with Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI right behind in 11th place. —– Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA (Trevor Moore Foundation) concluded the event with the excellent 2nd and 6th race ranks advancing on the 4th place overall. A premature start disqualification and a 20th race rank relegated Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) to 20th overall, and victory in the 470 Mixed went to Marco Gradoni/Alessandra Dubbini ITA in 15th. The US Olympic 470 woman team Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman Weiss USA (StFYC)/NYYC WBYC) followed in 21st, just behind the new US Mixed team, while Carmen and Emma Cowles USA (Larchmont YC) remained in 27th among the 44 teams from 13 nations. —– The ranking list and the video of day 3.