2016 RS:One European Championships Loctudy, France 5th to 9th July - Day 3

July 8, 2016

 

Allez les Bleus ! 

 

The RS:One Class, in partnership with the FFV and the Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, is organising its 2016 European Championships from 4th to 9th July in Loctudy, France.

 

The championship, open to all, allows European racers to compete through innovative race formats like The Pulsar (compact slalom, America's Cup style) and Marathon (long distance). Courses are set up in a way that the on-shore audience can enjoy the races.

 

RS:One is a multi generational, one-design windsurfing board featuring an easy and light performing 7.8 rig. Espoirs (youth under 22 years old), Seniors (under 40 year old) and Masters (older than 40), men and women, can race together on the same starting line in a collective fleet.

 

The European Champions will be invited full expenses to the 2016 RS:One World Championships to be held in the World Class city of Penghu (TAIWAN) from the 26th September till 1st October.

 

A new wonderful sunny day here in Loctudy with two « Regatta races » in 6 knots of wind very demanding for the racers. A light thermal breeze required intense pumping and physical skills.

 

Intense fight in the women fleet with Spanish Emone Bohorques Andrea trying to claim back the third position from French Marsaudon Capucine (3rd). In good control Postec Taina and Lebars Louise are securing the 1st and 2nd position after 7 races.

 

Jolivet Mathurin (FRA) take over the 3rd place in the men fleet while Abiven Maxime and Salette Florian remains respectively 2nd and 1st.

 

The forecast looks more promising for tomorrow but the first possible start remains at 2 P.M.

Stay tuned!

 

Women
1- Postec Taina - FRA

2- Le Bars Louise - FRA

3- Marsaudon Capucine - FRA

Women Espoir
1- Postec Taina - FRA

2- Le Bars Louise - FRA

3- Marsaudon Capucine - FRA

Men
1- Salette Florian - FRA

2- Abiven Maxime - FRA

3- Guerin Pierre - FRA

Men Espoir

1- Salette Florian - FRA

2- Abiven Maxime - FRA

3- Guerin Pierre - FRA

 

 

More information about the RS:One Class there:

http://www.rsoneclass.com

 

Photo Credit :  Jérôme Houyvet

 

 

 

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