At «Konakovo River Club»the second (and last) stage of selection for the Russian Championship in J/70 class yachts - «Konakovo Regatta: reloading». The regatta was attended by teams from
On the first day of the competition
In the second race, a cloudy front came up and the wind increased to the appearance of foamy tracks on the water, but the biggest trouble for the racers was «a torn» wind.
In the third race the wind eased and became more even. Accordingly, all finished quietly. The race committee tried to run one more race, but the wind «turned off», and the race was abandoned.
On Sunday, the races started as scheduled and were tightly fought, with a one or two point difference from the cherished top four. The Sail&Sea team continued to lead for the second day in a row, but other teams began to catch up with them. The team from Perm was especially distinguished as they went from the sixth place to the top of the podium. The team of «
At times the gap between the boats at the finish line was from one to five seconds, and there was a sharp tactical competition.
In the end, the Sail&Sea team kept the lead and took first place, the second place went to«PEC: sport». Third place, literally bursting onto the podium, was taken by the team «PARMA». The fourth participant of the CR was the team «UKSH».
The first stage of qualifying for the RK in J/70 class was held at «Konakovo River Club» in May. Then the teams selected for the Championship were M-Sailing
The Russian Championship in the J/70 class will be held from 30 October to 4 November 2019 in Sochi.