Arkas M.A.T Sailing Team has ranked first at the first stage races in the category IRC-A 0 at 2022 Izmir Winter Trophy, which was held in cooperation with Aegean Open Sea Yacht Club (EAYK) and Cesme Marina.
Organized by Aegean Open Sea Yacht Club (EAYK) – Cesme Marina, the First Stage Races of Izmir Winter Trophy took place on January 29 and 30 in Cesme. The races have seen a total of 41 boats in six different classes.
On the first day of the trophy, the boats had one buoy race and one geographical race. On the second they, however, only one geographical race was held, as the direction of the wind changed. The boats, which fought against a wind speed of 8-10 knots for two days, have seen exciting moments. At the end of those two days, Arkas M.A.T. Sailing Team ranked first in the IRC A-0 category at the first stage of EAYK-Cesme Marina Winter Trophy 2022 with their boat named Comet A.
The second stage of the race will take place on February 19-20, the third stage on March 12-13, the fourth stage on March 26-27, the fifth stage on April 16-17 and the final on May 21-22 in Cesme.