BMW European Championship. Cascais
congratulations go to Jose Matoso, Frederico Melo, Gustavo
Lima for their victory in the BMW European Championship. It
is especially nice to see their victory at their home club
as over the last few years Jose has been instrumental in organizing
the Dragon calendar of events that have been so popular and
successful in Cascais.
The championship was the culmination of this year’s
winter series of events which were as always well organized
and well run, the additional class sponsorship by BMW has
been a welcome additional bonus.
Jose and his team were world ranked number 1 in 2012, so a
major championship win is a fantastic boost to their string
of consistent great results and consolidates their position
as one of the current top racing teams.
There must be a number of sailors watching young Will Heritage
who added the Corinthian European title to his list of successes,
with the “help” of Graham and Julia Bailey and
Richard Powell, they won the final race and finished a very
creditable 6th overall. Stacking up a wealth of experience
at such an early age(12) Will will certainly be in great demand
as he gets older and bigger.
“I hope Vincie has not taught Will everything