Medal Race day at the 2018 470 Open European Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria got underway in a breeze of 10 knots. The apparent pre-race calm in the boat park switched to high energy full-on physical racing for the 25 minute windward-leeward races.
Another sensational day of perfect weather conditions off Bourgas, Bulgaria completed the 11-race series and decided the top ten 470 Women and 470 Men teams advancing to Thursday’s podium deciding medal race.
At the World Sailing Council meeting on 14 May 2018 the remaining 5 events for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games were decided including a Mixed Two-Person Dinghy event.
Since 2006, the International 470 Class has made a priority commitment to support young athletes and emerging nations through its Development Programmes.