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Aug 2007

Scotti & de Felice (ITA) and Walsh & Husband (GBR): European Champions

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The victorious sailors at the 420 European Championships in Istanbul were Edoardo Mancinelli Scotti & Lorenze de Felice of Italy in the Open Championship and Claire Walsh & Jasmine Husband of Great Britain in the Ladies’ Championship, with Tim Saxton & Claire Lasko (GBR) leading the silver fleet.
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Aug 2007

European Championships: Provisional Results just published

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NB Ladies did 12 races and Open fleet did 11 + Qualifiers. Results just updated on Event Website (follow link) include the final Ladies' race. Everyone very busy here packing up and some celebrating! Remember these results are provisional and "subject to protest".
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Aug 2007

Competition intensifies at the top, but with some excellent mid-fleet results in Istanbul

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With the planned three races each in the gold and silver fleets of the Open Championship and two races in the Ladies’ Championship completed yesterday (Tuesday), there is intense and close competition at the top of each fleet. However, the conditions provided opportunities for some excellent mid-fleet performances as well, resulting in some unpredicted top-three placings in individual races.
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02
Aug 2007

Tuesday morning

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No launching yet (11.30am), boats on the shore with a postponement. PRO tells us that there is an easterly on the race area and a northerly here at the Race Office, so she is waiting for the wind to settle down. Sailors relaxing in the shade!
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02
Aug 2007

Long day on the sea at Istanbul

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Following the layday, racing yesterday (Monday) in Kalanis Bay on the Bosphorous continued with the first day of the open competition’s final series in Gold & Silver fleets and with further races of the Ladies’ Championship.
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Aug 2007

Excellent racing on Day 2 on the Bosphorus

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Racing today (Saturday) in Kalanis Bay on the Bosphorous was described as “fantastic”. The open fleet concluded their qualifying rounds with a further three races in winds around 15 knots, in a fairly flat sea.
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Aug 2007

Racing gets underway in Istanbul

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The International 420 European Championships got underway to an excellent start at Istanbul on Friday, with eight races sailed. In the open competition, boats are divided into four flights, for the qualifying series, which leads to division into gold and silver fleets after further races today. Three races were sailed, as planned, with the women’s fleet sailing two races of their Championship.
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Aug 2007

Sailing gets underway

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The weather in Istanbul has played it’s part to perfection in the run up to the start of the International 420 Class European and Ladies European Championships. 64 entries in the Open fleet and 54 boats in the Ladies Championship have now been registered and measured.
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Aug 2007

International 420 Class Open and Ladies Championships 2007

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Clear blue skies and soaring temperatures met the sailors arriving in Istanbul for Championships. The event is being organised by the Turkish Sailing Federation and hosted by the Istanbul Sailing Club / Yelken Kulübü.
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Aug 2007

420s gather in Istanbul

Event News

With Measurement underway in intense heat in Istanbul, the photos on the event website (click above) tell the story. If you have a message for your team, your sailors, your folk back home, register on the Login and go to the Message Board.
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