Richard, Gram Hansen, Bjorn Hansen, Lindberg Through To Semis
EUROSAF European Match Racing Championship
With a 15 knots northerly wind, the Round Robin for the European Championship was finished with Mathieu RICHARD (FRA), heading the table.
The semifinals started this afternoon with the first to score three points (best of 5 matches). Two flights were completed. Ranked third in the ISAF World Sailing Rankings, Mathieu RICHARD defeated Staffan LINDBERG 2-0 and Jes Gram HANSEN defeated Bjorn HANSEN 2-0. For tomorrow the plan is to finish the semifinals and continue with the finals.
In the words of Mathieu RICHARD. "we are so happy to get to the "semis" and were are now only one point away from the finals. The standard of the sailors here is very high and everyone was improving throughout the Round Robin. We were very happy with our speed and tactics and feel very confident that we can beat any opponent"
Full results are available on the event website at the address below.