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From April 5th to April 12th, the shores of Izola, Slovenia, welcomed the best young sailors
from across Europe for the 2024 ILCA 4 Youth Europeans and Open European Trophy. It
was a week filled with ten thrilling races, showcasing talent and determination in equal
measure.
In the men's category, Lorenzo Ghirotti from Italy claimed the title of European champion,
demonstrating exceptional skill and strategy. Notable performances also came from
Georgios Kypraios and Konstantinos Portosalte of Greece, securing fourth and sixth place,
respectively. Turkey's Sadrihan Suer also impressed with a solid ninth-place finish.
Gabriela Morell of Spain emerged as the women's European champion, showcasing
remarkable prowess on the water. Greece's Nefeli Podiadi also shone bright, finishing in
sixth place.
Devoti Sailing, a proud supporter of the sailing community, celebrates the achievements of
these young athletes. Their success is a testament to the sport's enduring spirit and the
dedication of those who pursue excellence on the water.
As the event draws to a close, we extend our congratulations to all participants, organizers,
and supporters. Together, we continue to fuel the passion for sailing and inspire the next
champions.