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2018 Optimist World Championship at Famagusta Nautical Club: Day 3

by Stelios Charalambous 1 Sep 2018 11:29 PDT 27 August - 6 September 2018
2018 Optimist World Championship © Matias Capizzano

The first three qualifying days for the 2018 Optimist World Championship took place in Limassol, Cyprus. 264 sailors spread in four fleets started competing for the most valuable trophy of the biggest sailing class. It was three days of medium wind, 9 to 12 knots and just minimum delays on the starting racing schedule, but with all six qualifying races completed.

Marco Gradoni from Italy is defending his title and he seems to lead the way after the final day of the Qualifying Series. Yanne Broers from Nederlands seems to lead the way in Girls after the first six qualifying races.

Team Racing will start today with some teams taking a rest for couple of days, since they are not all going to participate in the Team Racing Competition.

Lots of races are still left, but it seems that there will be a lot of touch match-ups both in Team Racing, but also in fleet competition.

For more information visit 2018worlds.optiworld.org.

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