Final Day of the 2024 ILCA Under-21 World Championships

Viana do Castelo, Portugal — The 2024 ILCA Under-21 World Championship has come to a thrilling conclusion, marking the end of an intense week of competitive sailing in Viana do Castelo. The final races tested the endurance and skill of our sailors, who rose to the occasion with remarkable performances.

The day began at 10:47 with the D Flags up for the gold fleets of ILCA 7 and ILCA 6. The sailors faced another day with a breeze from 330º, 6 – 8 knots. These good conditions set the stage for an incredible finish. All fleets completed two races, bringing the total to 12 races for the championship.

Final Leaderboard

ILCA 6 Women

  • 1st Eve McMahon (Ireland)
  • 2nd Evie Saunders (Australia)
  • 3rd Roos Wind (Netherlands)

ILCA 7 Men

  • 1st Theodor Middelthon (Norway)
  • 2nd Anatol Sassi (Italy)
  • 3rd Mattia Cesana (Italy)

ILCA 7 Youth Men (U19)

  • 1st Rem Pulci Magen (Israel)
  • 2nd Alexandros Ioannidis (Greece)
  • 3rd Omer Vered Vilencik (Israel)

Event Highlights

The championship wrapped up with a heartfelt prize-giving ceremony, where the top sailors were honored for their exceptional achievements. Trophies were awarded to the leading competitors, acknowledging their hard work and determination throughout the competition.

The closing ceremony was a joyful celebration with food and beverages, providing an opportunity for participants, coaches, and supporters to come together and reflect on the week’s events. The atmosphere was festive, marking the end of this prestigious event with a sense of community and shared success.

The ILCA Under-21 World Championship in Viana do Castelo has been a resounding success, thanks to the dedication of our athletes, the support of their teams, and the enthusiastic involvement of the community. We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who contributed to making this event unforgettable. As we look forward to the next season, we carry with us the inspiring stories and memorable moments from this championship.

Event Results

Event Photos

Event Videos

Text by: Prow Media / Edited by ILCA
Photos & Videos by: Prow Media @prow_sailing