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Campeonato Nacional da Classe Access 2015 wraps up in Portugal

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Luísa Graça in competition. Image credit: ENVA – Escola Nacional de Vela Adaptada

The Campeonato Nacional da Classe Access 2015 wrapped up in Portimão, Portugal yesterday. The competition featured 35 sailors from 10 different sailing clubs from mainland Portugal, the Azores and Madeira.



Sailors were joined by an additional 30 technical officials and volunteers.  There were three classes of boats competing, Hansa 2.3, Access 303 singles and Access 303 Pairs.


Escola Nacional de Vela Adaptada sailor Luísa Graça had a fourth place finish in the competition, while teammate Pedro Carvalho had a seventh place finish. Other sailors from the club taking part included Ana Cunha and Carlos Araujo.

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