Campeonato de España de 2.4mR para Arturo Montes.


© Pilar Val López

© Pilar Val López

© Pilar Val López

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Sunday, March 13, 2016
El andaluz Arturo Montes se proclama campeón de España de 2.4 mR

El Real Club Náutico de Valencia ha celebrado este fin de semana el Campeonato de España de 2.4mR, primera de las pruebas puntuables para designar al representante español de esta clase en los Juegos Paralímicos de Río 2016.

Los mejores regatistas nacionales de clase 2.4 mR se han dado cita este fin de semana en Real Club Náutico de Valencia para disputar el Campeonato de España de esta clase, que es además la primera de las cuatro pruebas puntuables para decidir quién será el representante español de esta clase en los Juegos Paralímpicos de Río.

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Fundación Sailing 4 Handicaps. Una buena causa que busca ayudar a personas con prótesis.

Gracias a Arturo Arrebillaga por acercarme esta información tan interesante.

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Wojtek Czyz is a successfull athlete with a ten years long international career in the field of disabled sports. Winner of four gold medalds, one silver and two bronzes over three Paralympic Games, he had the opportunity to meet disabled people all around the world gaining a clear idea about the behaviour towards disability in countries like Ukrain, Kenya, India and Thailand.

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Mundial de Vela Paralímpica Australia, final de campeonato. Argentina logra la plaza paralímpica Río 2016 en clase 2.4m


© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

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For immediate release: Thursday 3 December 2015
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Para World Sailing excellence to the very end

Light southerly winds awaited competitors on the last day of the Para World Sailing Championships conducted by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Australia.

Under bright sunny skies, competitors relished the easier conditions on Port Phillip after two very hard days of strong breezes and big waves.

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Mundial de Vela Paralímpica Australia, día 5.


© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

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For immediate release: Wednesday 2 December 2015
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Mixed Fortunes for Aussies at Para World Sailing Championships

The highlight of today’s racing at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Australia, was the performance of Dan Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch in the SKUD18 fleet. At the Para World Sailing Championships the pair racked up another two wins to wrap up the World title with one race still to go.

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Mundial de Vela Paralímpica Australia, día 4. En 2.4 m, los argentinos Juan Ocampo y Tomas Saez Raffaelli en el top 20.


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For immediate release: Tuesday 1 December 2015
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Wild swings at Para World Sailing Championships

Vigilance and strict observance was required on the fourth day of racing at the Para World Sailing Championships being held out of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia.

With severe conditions forecast for the late afternoon, the race committee brought the starting time forward to 11:00 in an effort to beat the weather. Sailors from 31 nations racing in the three classes selected for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were expecting a tough day and that is what they received.

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Mundial de Vela Paralímpica Australia. Un tercer día con choques y roturas.


© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

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For immediate release: Monday 30 November 2015
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Collisions and Broken Masts in Wild Williamstown Wind

Broken masts, collisions and a tough old day for the sailors at the Para World Sailing Championships as Port Phillip showed its wild side on the third day of competition in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia.

A warm northerly breeze lured the sailors out of the comfortable surroundings of the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria to their respective course areas with no sign of what was to follow.

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Mundial de Vela Paralímpica Australia, día 2.


© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

© Teri Dodds

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For immediate release: Sunday 29 November 2015
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Para World Sailing Championships – Perfect Melbourne Conditions Continue

Melbourne’s run of perfect sailing conditions continued on the bay for races three and four of the Para World Sailing Championships out of Williamstown’s Royal Yacht Club of Victoria.

The breeze was generally southerly, starting at around eight knots and steadily building to approximately 12 knots towards the end of the second race.

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Mundial de 2.4mR Australia. Cincuenta y un barcos presentes con Tomas Saez Raffaelli y Juan Ocampo de Argentina.

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For immediate release: Monday 23 November 2015
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2.4mR Para Worlds fleet set to be most decorated in Paralympic Sailing history

Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia is set to welcome a bumper 2.4mR fleet for the Para World Sailing Championships with 51 boats from 26 nations registered to compete.

The list of sailors making their way to the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria is very much a who’s who of the Paralympic sailing world. Paralympic medals, Para World Sailing Championship honours as well as Open 2.4mR World Championship accolades are among the 51 sailors, making for one of the most decorated Paralympic fleets in history.

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