Europeans @Barcelona 2013: Day 3 & Wrapup Report by Piet Saarberg / Vision Team

Another complete report by Piet Saarberg, Secretary of the IACA and builder of Saarberg Masts & Vision A-Class. Check his interesting comments on new developments and different conditions, as yesterday the breeze was down as shown in these images and changed the trimming game.
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Piet his report on day 3

Europeans 2013 @Barcelona: Day 3, Steve Brewin leading after 6 Races

Top 12 below, Full Results after 6 Races at

After two days of nice breeze 6-8 knots for today and no trapeze downwind. Steve Brewin still in first place ten points ahead Andrew Landenberger, and 12 of Mischa Heemskerk. Jacek Noetzel also in the fight in 4th place.

Tomorrow is Rest day for the fleet, after 6 races completed.

Manuel Calavia wins Spanish Nats 2013

Manuel Calavia was crowned Spanish Nat Champ this weekend at Barcelona. Event held together with the Spanish Catamaran Championship. Report by Manuel:
"Friday we did four races with 8-12knots , I scored 4 bullets followed by Gustavo Doreste.
Saturday started with a strong storm but clearing in the afternoon to race three more where I had with two more bullets and one for Doreste that had a hardware failure in the first one.