62 boats from ten countries compete in the great Barcelona race
A total of 62 yachts from ten countries taking part in the 43rd Trophy Conde de Godo sailing, organized by the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona (RCNB) and is held from today until next Sunday in Barcelona coastal waters.
The competition brings cruise ships different models grouped into three categories (0-1 ORC, ORC ORC 2 and 3-4) depending on their length and features and J80 monotypes,
who dispute their regattas in real time.
Godo Sailing is the first race of the peninsular schedule for ORC cruises and has established itself as an international event with the presence of teams from the United States, Peru, Chile, France, Italy, UK, Switzerland, Finland and Russia, and Spain.
The five teams that won the titles at stake in the last edition racecourse return to Barcelona to defend: the Rats on Fire of CN Arenys de Mar (ORC 0), the US Extreme Ways (ORC 2), the Air Ian Aermec Mallorca (ORC 3), the Limit of Badalona Sailing Club (ORC 4) and the Nautica Watches of CN Balís (J80). In addition, Pep Soldevila, owner of the team is Tes Unno, who won last year in ORC 1 this year will defend siren winner aboard the Swan 45 Coratge.
None have it easy because many rivals come with a remarkable shooting, as the Fyord-Maverta of Pedro Gil and Jose Luis Maldonado, competing for the RCN Torrevieja and arriving unbeaten this season with aspirations of improving the second-place finish last year in ORC 3. also the J80 class, which will have its own race course near the hotel W, promises the ultimate thrill, as the Godo Trophy comes to be the continuation of the championship of Spain held a few days ago in Barcelona, organized also by RCNB. The winner, HM Hotels, runner-up, Rascal Movistar, and the third, Nautica Watches, will meet again bows amid a fleet that meets sailboats fourteen absolutely equal. The races include a total of eight tests in ORC and nine in J80.