Christina Bassadone and Katherine Hopson (GBR) scored two first places and a 17th yesterday moving them up to fourth place overall at the 470 Europeans

Day two of the 470 European Championship, Tallinn, Estonia, got underway in 3-7 knots of breeze and flat seas yesterday.

It was a good day for team GBR in the women’s fleet, Christina Bassadone/Katherine Hopson scored two first places and a 17th to move them up into fourth place overall. Helena Lucas/Jenny Heeley are in 13th place overall, with team mates Josie Gibson/Saskia Clark in 22nd place overall.

Vladeline Ilienko/Diana Krutskih of Russia are currently leading the women’s class but competition is tight as Janja Orel/Alena Orel of Slovenia are on even points in second place.

Gideon Kliger/Udi Gal of Israel are leading the 58 boat men’s fleet by four points from Nicolas Charbonner/Stephane Christidis. Team GBR sailors Nick Rogers/Joe Glanfield sailed a good day, scoring a sixth, a second and a fifth, to put them in fifth place overall. Team mates Graham Vials/Dan Newman are currently in 14th place overall after scoring a 2,7,8, scoreline.

The competitors have one more day of qualifying before sailing the finals series which concludes on the 3 August.


Men overall

1, Gideon Kliger/Udi Gal, ISR ((11),3,2,1) 6 pts

2, Nicolas Charbonner/Stephane Christidis, FRA (2,1,(23),7) 10 pts

3, Gabrio Zandona/Andrea Trani, ITA ((8),8,1,2) 11 pts


5, Nick Rogers/Joe Glanfield (5,(6),2,5) 12 pts

14, Graham Vials/Dan Newman ((10),2,7,8) 17 pts

30, Mark Plummer/Oliver Hawkley (15,9,(17),12)) 36 pts

39, Clive Goodwin/Douglas Powell (16,10,(23),20) 46 pts

45, John Pink/John Gimson (17,17,(20),18) 52 pts


1, Vladeline Ilienko/Diana Krutskikh, RUS (1,(8),1,6) 8 pts

2, Janja Orel/Alena Orel, SLO (3,2,3,(7)) 8 pts

3, Franzska Durig/Andrea Kropfli, SUI ((20),3,2,8) 13 pts


4, Christina Bassadone/Katherine Hopson ((18),1,17,1) 19 pts

13, Helena Lucas/Jenny Heeley (19,(33),7,11) 37 pts

22, Josie Gibson/Saskia Clark ((29),21,12,18) 51 pts

35, Elizabeth Greenhalgh/Rozaline Bulmer (32,(BFD),34,32) 98 pts