The Spanish Nationals where held in Sanxenxo, Galicia (north of Spain, Atlantic) from the 10 to the 13 of September 2009.
8 races were sailed with winds from 5 to 10 knots and 28 A class fleet were present.
Very light winds the first two days, from 5 to 7 knots and more wind the last day, 8 to 10 knots.
For the first time the Spanish A Class Association has organized a circuit with the purpose to obtain a Spanish ranking of sailors and the most important, to provide the A Class sailors with 5 big level regattas in order to increase the level of the Spanish fleet and to carry out the promotion of the class.
The circuit was a success with more than 25 boats in each regatta and with good wind in all the events with 33 races sailed. The ranking has more than 50 sailors.
The final Ranking has been:
Dear A class sailors worldwide ,
please find here the final result of the ballot on the proposal of amendments of the ISAF A-Division Catamaran Rules, better known as "hydrofoils rule".
Votes have been collected by the Returning Officer, Pieterjan Dwarshuis. I’ve matched all data with the members lists sent by all National Associations.
Follow the action on the event website : www.ycrhd.com/a-cat-em/
after a close fight in race 6 & 7 Bob Baier just managed to stay 1 point ahead of Steve Brewin (AUS )
Sascha Wallmer ( SUI) secured 3rd place .
85 entries, 14 nationalities
The Spanish A Class Association announces the new race circuit created for the year 2.009 and follow.
This circuit has been created to have 5 big level regattas every year in Spain and to provide the Spanish A class Association a ranking with the top A Class sailors in Spain.
All the A Class sailors are invited to come to this circuit every year.
The 2.009 A Class regattas in Spain are the following: