69 TEAMS LINE-UP IN 420 FLEET AT CHAMPIONNAT DE FRANCE ESPOIRS
Eleven races at the 2018 Championnat de France Espoirs determined the winners of the 420 fleet on the race track off Societe des Regates de Brest, France, from 18-24 August 2018.
Racing as one fleet, titles were awarded to both the 420 Open and 420 Women divisions over an 11 races series. Taking a new approach to determine the ultimate winners, after 10 races the Event Organizers advanced the top eight teams in each of the Open and Women divisions to a winner takes all final race, having scrubbed their points accumulation from the earlier races.
With all to play for, the final race was a case of 'who dares wins' and victory went to Paul Cousin/Pierre Williot in the 420 Open, second to Basile Poisson/Paul Paturle and third to Enzo Balanguer/Arthur Rouxel.In the 420 Women, Marie Mas/Elise Dubilot walked away with the crown, second to Anna Le Goff/Clarisse Assie and third to Violette Dorang/Camille Orion.