Six of the top 470 sailing teams from around Slovenia competed in the National Championship for olympic classes, which was held over the penultimate weekend of September.

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Slovenian National Championship in Piran
Photo: ©JZS

The picturesque bay of Piran provided exciting action on the water every afternoon, after the breeze came in from NW and rewarded participants with fantastic regattas under the sunny skies.

In the final count after eight hard fought races, Mrak and Macarol missed the gold by one point. »There was no easy sailing out there. Local knowledge is always an advantage but consistency is paramount,« said the duo, thrilled to take silver after finishing strongly against all male competitors. Matjaž Puh and Matija Romih claimed  victory while Domen Stepančič and Jakob Božič placed third.

470 – 6 crews, 8 regattas, one discard

1.            Matjaž PuhMatija Romih             JK Pirat            (4.),2.,3.,2.,1.,2.,1.,3.            14 points
2.            Tina Mrak Veronika Macarol     JK Pirat             3.,(4.),4.,1.,2.,1.,3.,1.           15 points
3.            Domen StepančičJakob Božič   JK Burja           2.,1.,1.,3.,4.,(ocs),4.,2.         17 points