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RS500 Eurocup at Yacht Club de Carnac

by Olivia Maincent 2 Jun 2018 08:13 BST 26-29 May 2018
RS500 fleet - 2018 Eurocup, YC Carnac © Christian Chandon

Seven French, Dutch, Italian and Russian teams made the trip to Carnac to race in the RS500. Fewer boats compared to other classes, but a great atmosphere and a desire to do well marked the regatta.

Three boats battled hard to secure first place, sailing in constant contact: Michele Opizzi and Pietro Frazzica (ITA) finished first, Nicolas Honor and Olivia Maincent (FRA) were second and the women's team was Giulia Rossi and Adriana Campanella climb on the third step of the podium.

At the foot of the podium are the Dutch Esther Hopmans and Berens Reno who made a great performance for their first regatta in France. Few boats in RS500 (7 participants) but high quality regattas in a really friendly atmosphere!

Let's get loads of boats to the RS500 Worlds at the RS Games in August!

Full results can be found here.

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