Algarve Guilherme Cavaco makes history with 4th place in the European Sailing Championship

ILCA 6 European Championship took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, between the 1st and 6th of July 

Guilherme Cavaco, from the Clube Naval de Faro, won the 4th place overall in the ILCA 6 European Championship, which took place in Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki), Greece, between the 1st and 6th of July. 

The championship had around 395 young sailors in the competition, representing 34 countries.

«At only 17 years old, Guilherme proved that the determination, effort and perseverance he puts into each challenge led him to this championship, and it was thanks to these values ​​that he managed to win the title of 4th best in Europe, without ever giving up on his dreams", stresses the club.

In a press release, the club also thanks the support of the entire Vela team: Artur Bruno, Bernardo Caetano, Diogo Faustino, Fernando Monteiro, João Pontes, João Ferreira, Leonor Dutra, Leonor Soeiro, Lúcia Neto, Miguel Sancho, Raquel Guerreiro , William Rissellin and Sienna Wright, for their «companionship and mutual help».