A tense day on the water at the European Team Racing Championships. The day began by the race committee completing one further race for all teams in order to finish the second round robin and move onto the semi final stage of the competition. The successful teams, in ranking order from the preliminary rounds, were : T293 - FRA, ITA, GBR, RUS; RSX - POL, ARG, FRA, ITA.
In the semi final stages it was best of three races with the teams lining up as:
Techno 293 - FRA v RUS and ITA v GBR.
RSX - ARG v FRA and POL v ITA.
Meeting in the finals were :
Techno 293 - FRA v ITA;
RSX - ARG v POL.
France and Poland emerged victorious to take the 2010 Team Racing titles.
Final positions after the close of racing:
Techno 293 - FRA (1st); ITA (2nd); RUS (3rd); GBR (4th)
RSX - POL (1st); ARG (2nd); FRA (3rd); ITA (4th)
Techno European Team Champions - Team France:
Clidane Humeau (FRA 6)
Maxime Labat (FRA 0)
Albert Chaillot (FRA 354)
RSX European Team Champions - Team Poland:
Maksimilian Wojcek (POL 7)
Lukasz Grodzicki (POL 1)
Hanna Idziak (POL 2)
The inaugural Techno European Team Racing Championships took place in Mondello, Sicily. The championship is part of the world famous World Festival on the Beach Festival, now in its 25th edition!