Race status - 19 Jan 2018


Race MR:13:00
Race MR:13:45




11 April 2016

Cracking race day 5 on the Bay of Palma decided the top ten medal race line up. Click on the links for video and press releases.

Watch the video highlights from race day 5.

About the 2016 470 Open European Championships

The 2016 470 Open European Championships is organized by Club Nàutic Arenal in co-operation with the Real Federacion Espanola de Vela and the International 470 Class Association. The racing format is an 11 race series scheduled for the 470 Men and 470 Women fleets, with 5 qualifying series races, before the gold and silver fleet split for the 6 final series races. The top 10 teams will then advance to the final Medal Race on Tuesday 12 April 2016. Titles will be awarded in the 470 Men and Women for the overall Open European Championship leaderboard and the European Championship for European nations.

Nations represented at the 2016 470 Open European Championships are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United States.

A performance racing machine, the 470 rewards agility, tactics, tuning, sailing skills, strategy and mental astuteness. Teamwork is crucial and the pressure is high, with European titles and Olympic selection at stake.

Useful Links
Championship Website - 2016europeans.470.org
Entry Lists - 2016europeans.470.org/en/default/races/race-inscriptions
Official Noticeboard - 2016europeans.470.org/en/default/toa/race
Championship APP - 2016europeans.470.org/en/default/races/race-newsitem/textnews/official-app-launched-for-470-europeans-en
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Media Information
Jesus Renedo and Bernardi Biblioni are the Official Championship Photographers. Daily photo galleries will be available on the Championship website, Facebook and high resolution photos for media download are available on the World Sailing Photo Shelter platform. Details at: 2016europeans.470.org/en/default/races/race-mediaboard

Daily video highlights and interviews will be produced by Icarus Sailing Media on the Championship website and YouTube. Requests for specific interviews and raw footage can be made by formal media request. Details at: 2016europeans.470.org/en/default/races/race-mediaboard

Social Media
International 470 Class Association on Facebook will bring you regular updates at www.facebook.com/470olympicsailing

The @470sailing Twitter account will be following the action throughout the Championship. Get involved by using #470Euros and #470sailing

Follow the 2016 470 European Championship via YouTube at www.youtube.com/470OlympicSailing