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French Ligue for the Optmist & 420

Gaetan Aunette

In Marseilles and Antibes


Last weekend in the south of France, in Marseille and Antibes, the first regatta for the French Ligue 1 took place with 77 boats in the Optimist fleet and 33 boats in the 420.
In the Optimists, following on from his great result at the XXV International Vila de Palamós Optimist Trophy,  Isley Alexandre easily took 1st place using the new North V-6 sail.
In the 420s all the races were closely contested. The event finished with the younger crew of Pedron Maxime and Michal Eliot finishing equal first with Machetti Hipolyte and Dantes Sidoine, these crews sailed using their full North sails inventories of the M7 Main, J12 Jib and S05 Spinnaker.
Optimist Results: 1, 3,  4,  7,  9, 10
420 Results: 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10

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