North Sails NEWS

August 29, 2019


Eight-Nation Battle In Slovakia In Super Light Conditions

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Thirty-six crews from eight nations battled it out at the Worlds in Slovakia, hosted by Marina Liptov. With light wind conditions, the fleet could only complete five out of the fifteen planned races. Scoring 1,4,1,1,1 results POL 77, with Piotr Tarnacki at the helm, secured the Championship title – their 3rd World Champion title in a row, and 9th Micro Class World championship title for Piotr Tarnacki. Superb performance was also shown by second place POL 290 helmed by Marcin Celmerowski with 2,6,2,2,2 places. Special mention too for POL 15, who could only sail with a 2 person crew – Piotr Kowalewski and Rafał Trzciński, winning the Racer Division with a massive 23 point advantage. Maciej Grodzki took the Bronze medal in the Racer division on POL 80.

North-Powered Boats:

1. POL 77 Piotr Tarnacki
2. POL 290 Marcin Celmerowski
4. RUS 174 Arkadiy Kistanov
5.POL 88 Maciej Twarowski

Racer Divison :

1. POL 15 Piotr Kowalewski
3. POL 80 Maciej Grodzki

North Sails powered  teams used  the new Super Light SS-1-0,5 Spinnaker and improved for 2019 Jib JK-1L with the MK-1 Mainsail.

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