In the next few weeks we'll present you new family portraits, sailor's dilemmas and the latest updates about our qualified sailors. We will also share their favorite Magic Marine items with you! And even though all qualifying options for the Magic Marine family members are already behind us, there still are a few milestone events on the agenda before summer starts...
For our family members Jordi Xammar and Nicolás Rodriguez from Spain, sailing in the 470 Class, the last big event before summer takes place as we speak!
81 470’s from 25 countries will be competing this week in the men's, women's and the new mixed fleets for the respective European Champion titles in Vilamoura, Portugal. 34 out of the 40 Tokyo Olympic teams are racing in the men’s and women’s championships. The warm up regatta for this event took place from 11-14 April. Claiming the first place, Jordi and Nicolás showed they also master the conditions on Portugese waters. Definitely the ones to beat this week!
In the relatively short period that Jordi and Nico have been sailing together, they achieved great things. In 2017, during their first year on the water together, they won a bronze medal at the Europeans. In August 2018 they took bronze in the World Championships qualifying Spain for Tokyo. A year later they climbed up to silver at the World Championships and this year they ran away with the bronze again. Last week they reached the top of the World Ranking in their class for the first time!
The championships can be followed on the website of the 470 Europeans 2021. From today they will also be live streaming the races on social media.