The 29er International Fleet begins its assault on the class world title. A battle that will begin tomorrow, Thursday, August 26, and will conclude on Tuesday 31. Ahead of the 193 boats from 24 countries will have three qualifying days and another three of final series, in which the gold and silver groups will be determined. , bronze and emerald.
In this start, with these first three days that will determine who will go to the gold group, the fleet will be divided into six groups that will compete in the three planned regatta fields. The top start for this first day of competition has been scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
With regard to the day today, it has focused on two aspects: The official training regatta, in which almost the entire registered fleet took part. The second part took place in the evening with the official opening ceremony attended by Steph Banham, International 29er Class Executive; Carlos Torrado, President of the FVCV; Jose Soler, President of the 29er Spain Class; Alfredo Cordón, Naval Commander of Valencia; Rafael Paya, Lieutenant of the GC Maritime Service; Alejandro Fliquete, RCNV President, accompanied by various members of the Board of Directors as well as Javier de Tomás, Captain of the 29er RCNV Fleet.