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Dart 18 Open French National Championship at Ecole de Voile de Courseulles-sur-Mer

by Rob Garcka 3 Jun 2022 06:22 PDT 25-28 May 2022
Dart 18 Open French National Championship at Courseulles © Louanne Pfertzel / UneVagueDePhoto

Thanks to AfiDart for pulling out the stops and putting on a very good event. With 38 boats entered, it was great to see friends and competitors after a 2 year break from France, Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium and UK.

Four days of racing was held off Juno Beach on the Normandy coast. It started with a very windy first day and only one race completed due to strengthening wind and strong wind warning. This was won by Rob Garcka & Fi Goegebeur GBR.

The proceeding two days saw moderate Easterlies that favoured the left side with Rob & Fi maintaining good average results of 1, 2 and 3.

The last day was a very bumpy Northerly with Dave & Louise Roberts getting three bullets closely by Rob & Fi who maintained their overall lead to win the event. Well done to RO and team for getting all nine races in.

Congratulations to Rob Garcka & Fi Goegebeur GBR for 1st, 2nd Dave & Louise Roberts GBR and 3rd place Hervey & Milania Le Maux FRA.

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