The traditional international regatta Gran Canaria Trophy was held fr om 10 to 12 of January in the Canary Islands wh ere the participants were competing for medals in eight yacht classes. 170 athletes from 18 countries took part in the tournament. Nadezhda Gerasimova from Voronezh and Natalia Ivanova from Sochi won the Silver in “470” class. Other Russians also successfully performed in the regatta: Pavel Sozykin (Sochi), Denis Gribanov (Gelendzhik), Vladimir Chaus and Denis Goretyi (Anapa).