MATADOR Bounces Back
Two firsts for Matador in tricky light conditions on 3rd day of the PalmaVela.
Cristabella keeps on track for a good result.
The wind had trouble establishing itself again today and the postponement flag had to be raised at around 11:00 this morning.
Finally, in around 8 knots southwesterly wind, the committee boat gave the start signal of the first race of the day, at 13:43 hours.
The TP52’s, RI’s and ORC’s have shared racing area, opossite to the Arenal. In the TP52 class Matador skipper Guillermo Parada was at the helm,
Artemis was unbeaten till today and benefits from the discard after race six which helps her to hold a comfortable first position in the overall standings.
Matador is second, just one point ahead of John Cook’s Cristabella. Weapon of Choice, former Matador, closes the classification, but the final standings will not be decided until tomorrow.