The Medal race kept their promesses this Saturday on the sialing area of la Rochelle, final act of the Semaine Olympique Française. After 4 days of regattas and sélection, there where about 60 boats on the water, racing for the podium today. These gran finales, putting together the top 10 of each 8 series of the EuroSaf, gaved a great show to the public who specially gathered on the seawall of La Rochelle for this occasion.
Fifth and last day of Regatta for the competitors of the Semaine Olympique Française. Today is going to be rythmed by the beat of the Medal Races, starting from 10 :30 a.m. this saturday morning.
For this forth and ultimate day before the Medal Races, the olympic classes enjoyed a quite nice October sunshine and a moderated wind, fluctuating between 10 and 15 knots. A calm aspect for a day filled with the tension in prospect of tomorrow’s Races, whose name does means – litterally - racing for the medals. Where the ten best race against each other and where every point counts double.
Friday, forth day of competition for the Semaine Olympique Francaise on the water here in La Rochelle. Great performances are expected today in the 8 Olympic series engaged within tomorrow’s Medal Races.
This Thursday, third day of regattas at the Semaine Olympique Francaise at La Rochelle marked a change on the sailing area, waking up with a small breeze and under a shining sun. The first races kicked off at 11 a.m. with a small breeze fluctuating around 5 knots, which complete drop off in the middle of the day. Fortunately, the wind rose again in the middle of the afternoon, and all of the series were rushed back at sea, to chase out the best spot on the ranking, keeping in view the Medal Races on Saturday, reuniting the top 10, open to all 8 olympic series.