France & Convertible Triumph!
The RS:Convertible Class, in partnership with the FFV and the Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, has organised the 2017 RS:One Convertible European Championships.
This Championship was the first Worldwide Wind Foiling event organised and sanctioned from international organisation and titles.
The Championship, opened to all, allowed international racers to compete through innovative race formats like The Pulsar (compact slalom), the Super 8 (long distance), and the Regatta (America’s Cup style) . Courses were set up in a way that the on-shore audience can enjoy the races.
The RS:One Convertible is a multi generational and universal Wind Foiling Class. It’s coming from the same Pedigree of the RS:X Convertible with more accessible features such 7.8 rig for the men, 7.0 for the women, 7.0 for the youth boys & 6.3 for the youth girls (under 18).
Thirty four top world class racers from 4 continents mixing the new generation and legends such Olympic silver medalist Julien Bontemps, RS:X European Champion Thomas Goyard, RS:X Russian Champion Maxim Oberemko, PWA Windfoil Champion Sebastian Kornum and IFCA Youth World Champion Nathan Doom battled hard to become the first European Champions.
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