Borrás and Franceschi from Menorca lead the Spanish Snipe Cup

First day of the Spanish Snipe Cup for the 92 registered crews, from all over Spain and Portugal.

Borrás and Franceschi from Menorca lead the Spanish Snipe Cup

First day of the Spanish Snipe Cup for the 92 registered crews, from all over Spain and Portugal. Several places for the Cascais World Cup in contention and two sleeves scheduled. The regatta committee hoisted the Delta flag at 12:00 on time and all the boats headed to the regatta field located in front of Valdelagrana beach.

Two groups, blue and yellow, to facilitate the development of the sleeves and avoid crowds. 8 - 10 knots west for the first heat that was clearly favored by the left side of the race course. In the yellow group, Mahonés Damien Borras imposed his law by taking an indisputable first, while in the blue group, the American Ernesto Rodríguez did the same.

For the second round, the poniente would increase its intensity, putting all the crews to the test. Victory again for the master world champion in Vilamoura 2018 Damián Borrás in the yellow group, while the crew from Coruña Tabara / Ribao prevailed in the blue.

With all this, the RCN Mahón Borrás/Franceschi crew ended the first day as provisional leaders, followed by their clubmates Jordi Triay / Cristian Vidal and the Americans Ernesto Rodriguez / Kathleen Tocke completed the podium.

Swords held high for the two remaining days, with tomorrow's being decisive to define the members of the gold group that will compete for the final victory of the championship.

The Spanish Snipe Cup - III Anniversary Trophy is organized by the Snipe Fleet of the Real Club Náutico de Cádiz, the Andalusian Sailing Federation, the Spanish Sailing Federation and the Spanish Association of the International Snipe Class. It has MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Junta de Andalucía as main sponsors, along with Tacti Audiovisual, Babblá Comunicación, Setrain, Mariscos Ortiz, Hispania Inmobiliaria, Sanchez Romero Carvajal, Coca Cola and Cruzcampo.

In addition, the Municipal Sports Institute of the Cádiz City Council, the Cádiz Provincial Council, SSG Sanitary Services, the Nautical Campus of the University of Cádiz, the Navy, the Public Company of Ports of Andalusia, Aleste Duarte and Torre Tavira collaborate.

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