Please select your home edition
Edition
Cure Marine - Cure 55 - LEADERBOARD

Pau Schilt wins Europe Class Open Week

by Eulalia Roca 5 Aug 2019 13:49 UTC 29 July - 9 August 2019
Pau Schilt - Europe Class Open Week © Laura Carrau

  • Pau Schilt, who was not classified for the World Cup, gets his place for the Europe World Championship thanks to this result
  • In second place, four points from the first position, was Danish Anna Livbjerg and in third place, two points from the second, was Norwegian Lars Johan Brodtkorb.
The Europe Class Open Week, held in waters of the El Balís Yacht Club, ended last Friday.

The 80 participating vessels have contested the seventh of the eight scheduled events that have been decisive in configuring the Open Week podium. This competition allowed the participants to obtain qualifying results for participation in the World Championship to be held, also in El Balís, next 5-9 August.

With a wind between seven and 15 knots, the four days elapsed under exceptional weather conditions that allowed the participants to complete all the tests within the first three days, with a considerable wind.

Pau Schilt has a place for the World Championship

Despite not being classified, Pau Schilt, with the first place achieved in the Europe Open Week, qualifies for the Europe World Championship to be held next week.

Schilt stated "I am very happy to return to sailing after finishing my pharmacy studies and to be back with the people of the sailing world".

In the top ten there are six Spaniards

In the top ten there are six Spaniards, the others being from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Belgium.

The podium is made up of Pau Schilt in first place, Danish Anna Lievbjerg in the second place, the third position being for Norwegian Lars Johan Brodtkorb.

The classification from fourth to tenth place is as follows: Marco Tello from CN El Balís, Alejandro Pareja from RCN Torrevieja, Swedish Alex Burla, Belgian Toon Van Caneghem, Alex Collins from CN Palamós, Ascension Roca from RCN Torrevieja and Rafael Rabassa from CN El Balís.

In the competition took part 80 sailors from 10 countries with a sizeable Spanish fleet represented by 46 sailors, 14 of whom represented CN El Balís. Of the 80 participants, the majority were European, save three who sailed in representation of Colombia and Brazil.

Official website: ewc.cnelbalis.com/es/default/races/race
Technical information: ewc.cnelbalis.com/en/default/races/race-toa

Related Articles

Europe class set for RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Launching their action-packed 2024 racing calendar The UK Europe Class Association is excited to be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports show this weekend - showing off a stunning new boat from Synergy Marine and launching their action-packed 2024 racing calendar. Posted on 22 Feb
Biotechnology boosts high-performance sailing
UK-based Sustainable Sailing has been building 75% biobased composite rudders and stocks The Europe, a high-performance dinghy originally designed over 80 years ago, is now at the forefront of a revolution in biomaterials which will reduce the carbon footprint in sailing. Posted on 11 Jan
Europe, Finn & OK Open at Hayling Island Preview
Celebrating the unstayed single handers at the end of the season With 12 Finn arriving in the dinghy park en-masse at HISC at the beginning of the year, Europe activity a plenty, and OKs with Paul, Charlie, Alex, Matt and Simon, an event to celebrate the unstayed single handers has been hatched. Posted on 22 Sep 2023
Something so right
Dougal Henshall looks at what makes for a good championships attendance Jack Knights coldly set out that the golden age of dinghy racing had already had its day, and by the mid-1970s he felt that that all the signs were that activity levels had peaked. He claimed to see the first signs of a downward trend. Posted on 13 Sep 2023
Europes at Stokes Bay
Sharing with OK and RS300 classes The forecast looked good the entries arrived later than hoped, the Europe class mustered seventeen boats, the OKs eleven and RS300s nine, so 37 boats on the Solent. Posted on 23 Aug 2023
Allen Europe class UK Nationals overall
That was proper sailing! When it's like that, the results aren't important! The 2023 Allen UK Europe National Championships was hosted by Mount Batten Watersports Centre and Plymouth Youth Sailing, with four action packed days of racing! Posted on 8 Jun 2023
Allen Europe class Nationals at Plymouth day 3
Racing in a lovely breeze and much smaller swell outside the breakwater Another glorious day greeted the sailors on Saturday morning with sunshine and wind. The race committee opted to race outside the breakwater. What felt like a long sail out was worth the effort when we arrived with a lovely breeze. Posted on 4 Jun 2023
Allen Europe class Nationals at Plymouth day 2
Rankings close after a day with more wind Day 2 dawned overcast and a bit chillier, but definitely with more wind, and the added bonus of class legend Richard Eagleton joining the fleet (more of legends later on). Posted on 2 Jun 2023
Allen Europe class Nationals at Plymouth day 1
A relaxed 1pm start on the first day A break from the last few years, the venue for the 2023 nationals was selected as Plymouth, with the longer distance for most to travel a 4 day event was planned and a chance for some of us reminisce about our university days in the city. Posted on 1 Jun 2023
Europe class Allen Nationals preview
Nearly 40 sailors booked for Plymouth event, and still time to enter! This year's event is hosted by Plymouth Youth Sailing at Mount Batten Watersports & Activities Centre, with racing to take place on the iconic Plymouth Sound and beyond the breakwater. Posted on 31 May 2023
Cure Marine - Cure 55 - FOOTERStoneways Marine 2021 - FOOTERCrewsaver 2021 Safetyline FOOTER