Optimist Nation’s Trophy – Julia Mellers takes Bronze
The 26 International Vila de Palamós Optimist Trophy has come to an end with a day ol light SW wind, 5 to 6 knots. All races completed one race and a second got underway but the wind drop forced the Race Committtee to abandon the race.
Cloudy day, few drizzle. Maximum temperature: 14ºC. In the morning WNW wind, average 3-4 knots. It will decrease and disappear. From 13:00 to 18:00 NE wind (30º-60º), average 5 knots on the beginning. It will go up till 10 knots. Rippled sea and after smooth sea. Weather forecast posted on the website ONB
Deike Bornemann of Germany was the winner of the Palamos Optimist Nation’s Trophy which was contested by 500+ entries. Second was Jaime Benthem Muniz of Spain and third Julia Mellers of Chichester YC, with Jaakko Vauhkonen of Finland fourth with the same points. Fifth was Eduard Ferrer of Spain and sixth Gabriele Centrone of Italy.
Optimist – Nations Trophy in Palamos, Spain – Final leaders after 4 races (544 Entries)
1. Deike Bornemann (GER), 9 puntos
2. Jaime Benthem (ESP), 11 p
3. Julia Mellers (GBR), 13 p
4. Jaako Vauhkonen (FIN), 13 p
5. Eduard Ferrer (ESP), 14 p
6. Gabriele Cetrone (ITA), 15 p
7. Mitchell Callahan (USA), 16 p
8. Andrea Spagnolli (ITA), 17 p
9. Arthur Fry (GBR), 19 p
10. Cecimo Zahn (GER), 19 p