J/24 Peru Nationals
January 30, 2016
A fleet of 10 J/24s participated in the 2015 Peruvian J/24 Nationals held off La Punta along Peru’s dramatic and beautiful Pacific coast line. Under PRO Luis Yarlaque, the sailors were put to the test over the three-day championship weekend with a total of nine races. After one discard race, the winner was again Luis Olcese’s SCARAMOUCH. After the first five races, the young skipper Javier Arribas Jr. accumulated a 2-4-1-2-3, and HAWKY was comfortably leading the series. They added a 6-5-3 for 14 pts in the final three races to land on the podium, collecting the bronze. Javier Sr sailed WAYRA consistently all weekend and took the silver behind Olcese’s SCARAMOUCH. Rounding out the top five were Lucas Peschiera’s TIAMAT in fourth place and Augusto Navarro’s 7 BARES in fifth position. For more Peruvian J/24 Nationals sailing information, visit http://www.j24peru.org/web/index.php.