SPAIN TO HOST 2019 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP12 Oct 2018
The Galician Sailing Federation will host the 2019 470 Junior European Championship from 23-30 July 2019 at its venue at Vilagarcia de Arousa in north-western Spain.
A stunning sailing area, Vilagarcia de Arousa is easily accessible with four international airports nearby, from 40-120 minutes' distance. For those shipping equipment, Vilagarcia has a container harbour and it is possible to ship directly. Information on charter boats - 470s and ribs - will be available soon,or please contact the organizers directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
The organizers have significant experience hosting major Championships, and the fully equipped Galician Sailing Centre offers all facilities required for the Junior Europeans, along with gym, meeting rooms, accommodation, drying rooms and restaurant options. Many accommodation options are available near to the venue, priced around € 20 - 30 per night.
Dfferent race areas are available depending on the weather, offering race tracks closer to shore and out on the ocean. Weather conditions during the Championship are expected to be 24-30 degrees temperature, with breeze likely to be 8-20 knots from the N/NE, or if from the S/SW 6-14 knots, and up to 20-25 knots in low pressure.
Centro Galego de Vela (Galician Sailing Centre)
Rampa do Cavadelo s/n
Vilagarcia de Arousa
Tel: +34 986 199 363/34 665 504737
The 2019 Junior European Championship website will be live soon.
The venue for the combined 420/470 Junior European Championships is chosen in alternate years by each of the respective Class Associations, with the International 470 Class responsible to select the 2019 venue.