Cascais SB20 Grand Slam

Solyd Property Developers/ SailCascais wins the Cascais SB20 Grand Slam

The local team of Solyd Property Developers/SailCascais of Vasco Serpa, Diogo Pinto and Pedro Alemão dominated the SB20 Cascais Grand Slam sailed over this long weekend in classic Cascais conditions of northern winds.
The team led the event from the first race were they opened with a bullet and never opened hand of their lead. Solid scores of 1, 2, 1, 6, 2, 2, 1, 4, 3 gave Solyd the top spot in the series, making it two in a row after their win in the last Winter Series held late March in Cascais. Chasing the winners were Ted from Michael O’Connor, David Taylor and Ed Cook from the Royal St George Yacht Club, Ireland that sailed a consistent series (2, 3, 8, 2, 4, 3, 3, 5, 2). After a not so happy last day Another Affair of Tiago Morais and Miguel and Francisco Oliveira of Clube de Vela Atlantico in Porto lost the last podium spot to the current World Champion Jose Paulo Ramada this time on board with Henrique Brites, Luis Pinheiro and Miguel Leal Faria from Cascais. AP Hotels sailed a brilliant last day scoring two bullets and a second place allowing them to climb through the ranks and edge Another Affair by one point.
The top teams will now head to Sheveningen in the Netherlands for the World Championship to be held in June.
Well done to all participants and good luck to the ones travelling to the worlds!