EFSA European Species Championship 2014
The European Species Championships 2014 was held on Friday 30th to Saturday 31th of May 2014
Numerous other fish was caught such as a sizeable coalfish (over 10 kg) but these fish did not count in the
The Championship was fished to the General Rules for EFSA Boat Championships. The angler with the most fish points on board was the boat winner with 100% score. If there were two anglers with the same number of fish points then the winner of a boat was the angler with the most fish.
In the Championships there were 12 A- and B National Teams, 2 from Gibraltar, 2 from England, 2 from Iceland, 2 from Italy and one from Russia, Ireland, Portugal and Scotland. The number of two man teams was 37 and 4 man teams 17.
A five man Protest Committee was appointed but no protest was recorded during the Championships.
The Awards and social events
A special trip was organised for the spouses (12) of the competitors in the Championships, a day tour on Friday around the glacier Snæfellsjökull with numerous stops and refreshments on the way with an English speaking guide and a senior member of EFSA Iceland living in Olafsvik.
EFSA Iceland likes to thank everybody that made this Championship become a reality; the anglers, the skippers, the organizing Committee, the members of EFSA HQ, the sponsors and the municipality and the local people of Olafsvik.
Thorir Sveinsson, EFSA Iceland Secretary.
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