The Angolan Sailing National Championship 2013, sponsored by NetOne and co-organized by the Angolan Federation of Nautical Sports (FADEN) and the Clube Naval de Luanda (CNL), took place in Luanda Bay from 29-31 March, with wonderful race conditions.
Over 100 sailors took to the water, with both race officers, club directors and coaches very active supporting their teams and the organization. Sailors representing four Clubs from Luanda (Clube Naval de Luanda, Clube Náutico da Ilha de Luanda, Petro Atlético de Luanda and Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto) and 1 Club from Cabinda (north of Angola) showed clearly why they dream with international opportunities and titles.
The final results, after 12 races on 470, 420 and Laser classes and one less for Optimists, are showed a great level of competition, with Clube Naval de Luanda winning 6 of the competing titles (6 first, 5 second and 3 third) and Clube Náutico da Ilha de Luanda winning one title (1 first, 1 second and 3 thirds).
The Angola 2013 national sailing champions are:
Men's 470 - Matias Montinho and Paixão Paulo (Clube Naval de Luanda)
Women's 470 - Rita Montinho and Justina Bucula (Clube Naval de Luanda)
Men's 420 - Paulo do Amaral and Leonildo Feliciano(Clube Naval de Luanda)
Laser Standard (M)- Manuel Lelo (Clube Naval de Luanda)
Laser Radial (F) - Engrácia Paulo (Clube Naval de Luanda)
Optimist (M) - António Joana (Clube Naval de Luanda)
Optimist (F) - Paula Paulo (Clube Náutico da Ilha de Luanda)