News DEMENTE AL VENTO Wins Chilean J/24 Nationals


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Sailors have been attracted to Valparaiso because it often gets both weather system winds and localized seabreezes from the mountains surrounding the natural valley. Following their successful J/24 South American Championship in 2019, the Club de yates Higuerillas hosted the Chilean J/24 National Championship for 2022. The first day saw breezes of 25 knots, gusting to 30+ knots. Winning the nine-race (one discard) regatta was Patricio Rodriguez’s DEMENTE AL VIENTO team with 17 points net, winning four of the nine races sailed. Second went to Federico Bierwith’s MANUECA from the Chilean Navy Sailing team with 21 points net. Third place was another Chilean Navy Sailing team: Maximiliano Vera’s QUIQUE with 26 points net. Rounding out the top five were Mauricio Segura Jimenez’s IL MARGARITA in fourth and Javier Nunez’s BRIBON in fifth.

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