Friday, May 13, 2016

NAUTICA WATCHES Win J/80 Trofeo Nautica Watches

J/80s sailing Nautica Watches off Spain (Barcelona, Spain)- Club Nautico de Balis hosted the J/80 Trofeo Nautica Watches over the weekend of April 8th to 9th and, subsequently, over the final weekend of April 23rd and 24th.  The event was highlighted by the fact that two former J/80 World Champions were fighting all the time over both weekends to command the overall series lead.

TEAM NAUTICA WATCHES sailed by José Maria van der Ploeg was awarded the Gold Trophy Nautica Watches - Great Sailing V. Runner-up was Marc de Antonio’s BRIBON-MOVISTAR.  Taking third, in a repeat performance from last year, was MIKAKU sailed by Louis Corbella.  DECKMETAL sailed by Josef Maria Pujo finished in fourth.

J/80 Nautica Watches sailing off Barcelona, SpainThe unstable wind Saturday, April 23, forced the organizers to cancel racing for the day. Instead, the final day of competition, Sunday April 24, provided good racing under a southerly breeze between 7 and 9 kts wind.

The awards ceremony, held that afternoon, was attended by the President of Club Nautico El Balis, Jordi Pares, who was the club’s representative for the Spanish Sailing Federation and responsible for Marketing  d'Eurocrono, Roser Comallonga.

Nautica Watches, the American watch brand with aquatic and nautical inspiration, was given to the top three finishers. In addition, Gaastra clothing was also given away to the winners of the Trophy.   CN EL Balis Facebook   For more J/80 Spain sailing information