At the end of Day 3, under Medium to Fresh Winds, Patrick Demesmaeker and Gilles Tas take a serious option on F18 European Title.
After a very consistent day (
2-2-1), BEL 1 team is now 10 points ahead Van Dijk/De Waard, and 12 points ahead Delnooz/Van Leeuwen, these three crews being likely to stand on the podium by next Wednesday, when last Long Distance Race is completed.
Positions 4 to 7 are still to be distributed between FRA 733 Ferrec/Delaplace, 51 points, ARG 1901 Gonzalez Smith/Heuser, 52 points, BEL 111 Hendrickx/Olyslager, 56 points, and FRA 298 Boc Ho/Laperche, 57 points.
According to wheather forecast, racing conditions should remain steady, allowing close and fair competition to the whole F18 fleet gathered in Brest, where first Tall Ships have arrived for participating to famous quadriennal event.