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The Championship Insular de Vela – Trophy Cabildo of La Palma organised by the Federación Canaria de Vela starts this Thursday with the participation of about twenty sailors split between the classes Optimist and Laser 4.7.
At 9.00 hours the Organization will detail the most important aspects of test development, with special incidence to the measures established to minimize risks to health arising from the COVID-19.
The output of the first of the six sleeves provided will be at 11.00 hours, estableciéndo the Race Committee (start/finish) off the coast of The Guinchos, in which the start of the Optimist class in the first place, and after five minutes the Laser.
The tour will have a setting windward-leeward, which will take the fleet to take a course to open sea sailing against the wind in the upwind leg (zig-zag) to walk around a beacon, and back aft to another situated close to the goal. After two laps of the circuit, shall enter into the finish line, which coincides with the output.
as to the weather forecast, it expects a NE wind of more than 15 knots of intensity with maximum of 18, and a wave of close to two metres, something which the young sailors of the island are accustomed to, in spite of which, in addition to the Regatta Committee and Balizador, it will also provide a vessel of safety.
There is a lot of entertainment between contestants and fans as it is the first official test held on the island from the Canary Sailing Federation takes over the reins of the technical perfection of this sport, and pes to the break that marked the period of confinement, sailors and coaches have carried out a hard work to improve the expectations of the candle light in the Palm, and The effort that is expected to be offset in the upcoming appointments of regional, where it will be attended by the best teams in this Championship.
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