PORTUGUESE 420 YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GOES TO MOURAO/PINHEIRO
Neck and neck racing and just a 2 point margin decided the 2018 Portuguese Junior National Championship title in the 420 Class on 31 March at Clube Naval de Sesimbra, the same venue which will host the 2018 420 Junior European Championship in just a few months' time.
Going into the final race and the overall title was in the hands of Joao Bolina/Rafael Rodrigues, by 1 point over Francisco Mourao/Luis Pinheiro. But an 8th place in the final race, with Mourao/Pinheiro finish three boats ahead reversed their fortunes and Bolina/Rodrigues had to be content with second place. Thrid overall to Joao Bolina/Rafael Rodrigues.
Top girls team were Beatriz Gago/Marta Fortunato in 8th overall.