EXTREME SAILING ON DAY THREE IN PALAMOS CHRISTMAS RACE20 Dec 2017
Day three in Palamós saw extreme sailing conditions.
Following the morning absence of wind just after midday, the strong Tramuntana North wind reaching 30 knots blew in the bay with waves of over 2 metres. Capsizes and broken equipment were unfortunately part of today's only race for 470 class.
470 Men (24 entries)
1 Simon Diesch/Philipp Auntenrieth (GER), 6 p
2 Jordi Xammar/Nico Rodríguez (ESP), 8 p
3 Jim Asenathi/Alexander Ham (RSA), 19 p
470 Women (12 entries)
1 Jennifer Poret/Camille Hautefaye (FRA), 17 p
2 Silvia Mas/Patricia Reino (ESP), 23 p
3 Marina Lefort/Lara Granier (FRA), 23 p
Photo Credits: Christmas Race | © Alfred Farre
Source: Christmas Race