Sotogrande conquered by Russian teams

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RC44 Championship Tour stage in Sotogrande was successful for Russian sailors.

The winner of the fleet races was team «Armadillo». The next to finish «was» another crew from Russia - «Synergy».

The third place after four competition days was taken by Peninsula Petroleum from the UK. Gazprom Youth Sailing Challenge placed fourth. Team Nika and Team Katusha, also competing under Russian flag, are ninth and tenth respectively.

Peninsula Petroleum and Team Aqua are still leading in the general standings after three legs (in Virgin Gorda, Cascais and Sotogrande). « Synergy» in third position and Bronenosec in fourth.

In the match race, Team Aqua leads the overall standings. It leads «Synergy», coming in second, by only one victory. So the Russians have a chance to compete for «gold».

The best sailors of the year in RC44 class will be determined very soon. There are only two stages of the championship left: the stage in Marstrand (Sweden) and the stage in Muscat (Oman).

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