290 Boats & Yachts racing opposite Tel Aviv
On the 13 of April 2001, the sea opposite Tel Aviv was colorful with sails up to the horizon. 290 boats and yachts took part in the annual "Spring Races" organized by the Tel Aviv municipality.
115 Optimists, 27 "420", 36 Lasers, 78 Windsurfers, 7 Catamarans, 12 Yachts and
11 open day boats, raced on different courses spread out by professional teams of the Tel Aviv Nautical Center and the Central Sea-Scouts Organization.
The weather condition on the first day of the race were excellent with 10-15 Knots of north westerly breeze, but during the second day of the race the weather deteriorated and the wind raised up to 25-30 Knots, with a rough sea, therefore part of the races were cancelled.
The final results for the boats section are provided on site:
The final results for the yachts section by the Israeli Sailing Organization,
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