Euro Team Racing Championships: France and Poland smile in the end

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.

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Euro Techno Championships: fast grommets

The inaugural Techno European Team Racing Championships is taking place in Mondello, Sicily. The championship is part of the world famous World Festival on the Beach, now in its 25th edition!

On Day One, Six teams lined up to challenge for the title - France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Russia and Spain. The delayed start, waiting for the wind, meant only 2 "flights" of the planned first (of 2) round robins could be completed. The wind increased to 18-20 knots as racing progressed late into the afternoon. The day finished with 3 teams tied at the top - each with two race wins - France, Great Britain and Italy.

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Antoine Albeau: muscle man

Following two consecutive days of fast and furious racing, the competitors were greeted on day 7 with glorious sunshine and flat calm waters off Jinha beach. All the signs were present for the thermal breeze to build, but by the cut off point of 14:00 the conditions remained the same.

This left the event leaders from day 6 basking in both the sun and their glory, having claimed victory at the first PWA slalom world tour event of 2010.

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