2017 SAMS IN FULL FLIGHT
Check out the action of the 2017 Optimist South American Championships taking place in Encarnacion, PAR at http://2017southamericans.optiworld.org
130 Sailors from 11 Nations are battling it out to see who will be crowned the 2017 South American Champion. Sailors from Argentina; Brazil; Bermuda; Chile; Mexico; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; USA; US Virgin Islands; and Uruguay are enjoying the racing and the opportunity to meet new sailing friends from other parts of the region.
The Opening Ceremonies took place on Tuesday, April 25. Torrential rain forced the opening indoors.
Racing started on Wednesday and 5 races have been completed so far in the Fleet Racing Championship. Lucas and brother Maximo Videlo from ARG are on top of the leaderboard folllowed closely in third place by three teammates from PER, Florenica Chiarella, Paloma Susana Poggione and Stefana Viale.
Follow the fleet racing action live using the tracking link on the South American Micorsite at http://2017southamericans.optiworld.org/en/default/races/race
The 2017 South American Team Racing Championship is taking place today. Teams will be fighting it out for the 2017 South American Team Racing Title as well as the Optimist South American Nations Cup. Check out the microsite for more news and photos of the action.
For updated results go to http://2017southamericans.optiworld.org/en/default/races/race-resultsall