OPENING DAY OF THE FINAL SERIES SHAKES UP THE FLEET
Mar del Plata, Argentina – Today was the first day of the final series of the 2024 ILCA 6 Women’s World Championship, completing two races. The day’s first race unfolded with northwest winds at approximately 12 knots. For the second race, conditions changed as a southwest front entered, bringing an intensity of 18 knots that gradually decreased throughout the day.
In the gold fleet, Danish sailor Anne Marie Rindom remains firm at the top after securing a 7th place finish in the first race and winning the second. Norwegian sailor Line Flem Hoest moved up to second place, trailing by only 12 points. Vasileia Karachaliou, representing Portugal, rose to third place, thanks to her consistent strategy throughout the day, achieving two fifth-place finishes.
In the silver fleet, Croatian sailor Elena Vorobeva holds the first position, just four points over New Zealander Greta Pilkington. Florencia Chiarella from Peru completes the podium in this fleet.
The final series will continue tomorrow, and the schedule has been adjusted to take advantage of the forecast and conduct three races.
Full results: CLICK HERE
Organizing partners are the Yacht Club Argentino in conjunction with the ILCA.
Text by: ILCA/Yacht Club Argentino
Photos & Videos by: Matias Capizzano & Max Alonso