European Championships in SB20 class, which ended in Dublin (Ireland) on September 1, was very successful for Russians. Team VIS Sailing of Artem Basalkin, Timur Sabirzyanov and Alexander Mikhailovbecame European champion, beating their nearest rival by 19 points!
In SIX of the ten races ours came in the top three.
They took a beautiful trophy created by Irish sculptor Mike Weerakoon. It is in our photo gallery, have a look at it.
Another Russian team - «Melston» Kirill Frolov, Egor Ignatenko and Egor Terpigorev - earned bronze in the Corinthian division.
A total of almost 50 boats from 10 countries participated in the regatta.