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J70 Euros - Dramatic win for Enfant Terrible

 
Enfant Terrible bests reigning J/70 World Champion, Peter Duncan's Relative Obscurity

The J/70 European Championship was won by Alberto Rossi's Enfant Terrible (ITA) which crossed the line just ahead of reigning J/70 World Champion, Peter Duncan's Relative Obscurity (USA) in the final race.

Enfant Terrible won the open championship by a single point, coming back from a disqualification in Race 8.

“Congratulations to Alberto and his team, they sailed very well.” commented Relative Obscurity's Peter Duncan. “We did not perform well towards the end of the regatta and we paid the price.2

Luis Bugallo's Marnatura (ESP) is the 2018 J/70 European Corinthian champion and was third in the Open Class. Luis is just 22 years old and is born and bred in Vigo..

Runner up for the Corinthian Class was Paolo Tomsic's Società Nautica Grignano (ITA) and completing the podium was Luis Pérez Canal's Abril Verde (ESP) from the host club, Real Club Nautico de Vigo.

Best placed GBR team is Clive Bush in 19th place.

J/70 European Championship - Final leaders (69 entries)

1st ITA 1256 Alberto ROSSI 64 pts
2nd USA 833 Peter DUNCAN 65 pts
3rd ESP 1283 Luis BUGALLO ARRIOLA 91 pts
4th ITA 1317 Umberto DE LUCA 97 pts
5th ESP 1121 Gustavo MARTINEZ DORESTE 101
6th ITA 1132 Claudia ROSSI 119 pts
7th ITA 455 Paolo TOMSIC 120 pts
8th ESP 961 Jose María TORCIDA 149 149
9th POL 1089 Krzysztof KREMPEC 169 pts
10th BRA 1174 Renato CUNHA FARIA 173 pts

Full results here

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