North Sails: News Details

7/27/2016

Portuguese Costa Brothers Win the 420 World Championship

Hugo Rocha

 
 


Last week the 420 Championship was held in San Remo, Italy, with the attendance of 262 boats from 23 countries. In the Open class, Portuguese brothers Diogo and Pedro Costa won the Championship using a full inventory of North Sails.

Interview with Diogo & Pedro Costa

Besides the Open class, North Sails achieved outstanding results in other classes taking first in the U17 category with the Greek sailors Athanasopoulos Yogo and Dimitris Tassion, and second position in the Ladies class with the Spanish sailors Maria Bover and Clara Llabrés. All of them used North Sails full inventories during the regatta.

Congratulations to all and we wish you good luck in the next international event - the European Championship in Hungry.

Results
420 Open
1. Costa/ Costa
2. Rogers/ Parkin
3. Gourgiotis / Batsis

420 Ladies
1. Russo Cririllo / Linussi
2. Maria Bover/ Clara Llabrés
3. Marchesini / Fedel

U17
1. Telis Athanasopoulos Yogo / Dimitris Tassios
2. Eduard Ferrer / Carlos De Maqua
3. Enzo Balanger / Gaultier Tallieu

For more information about the Championship:
Visit the event website:
http://2016worlds.420sailing.org/en/default/races/race

Watch the video:
http://2016worlds.420sailing.org/en/default/races/race-video-item/text/2016-420-world-championships-en/video/423