The best Nacra 15 sailors will gather in Geneva for the 2020 European Championship. Last major event before the World Sailing Youth Worlds in Brasil, more than 60 teams are expected to compete on Lake Geneva, one of the hardest to sail.
If you to know more about this Championship, the class and how small catamarans have developed over the past few years, check our article !
Well known for its Jet d'Eau, Geneva is a lovely place to sail surrounded by mountains. The Lake is thus very tricky with shifty winds. But don't be fooled by apparences, it can be very windy too ! Bonus: sailing in fresh water will be perfect to wash your boat !
This event will be organized collectively by two next door sailing clubs, joining their forces to insure the best event possible on the water and ashore. The coordination will be done by the Swiss catamaran association.
- SOCIETE NAUTIQUE DE GENEVE -
All the boats will be parked there and all the social events will happen there, as well as the registration, etc. This sailing club is full of history, having won twice the America's Cup thanks to Alinghi.
- YACHT CLUB DE GENÈVE -
Smaller by the size but not by the engagement, this club will provide additional material, staff and also space for all the road trailers.
- RACES.CH -
The Swiss Catamaran Association will be coordinating the event between the different players.
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