Australian extends at International WASZP Games:
Campione, Italy (August 4, 2017) – Day 3 of the International WASZP Games run by Univela Sailing Club at Campione was blessed by perfect sailing conditions as the afternoon Ora filled in bang on time at around 1400 hrs.
In the morning the WASZP Games team trialled some new formats of racing with a short Slalom Course and some Drag Racing using reaching legs. As the wind was quite soft, marginal foiling conditions meant that the lighter sailors were quickest to get up on the foils and around the short course. Special mention goes out to two Swiss WASZP sailors, 19 year old, Guillaume Rol and 17 years old, Max Wallenberg, both from Société Nautique de Genève. They both gave the …
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Italians win Melges 24 Worlds:
Helsinki, Finland (August 4, 2017) – The 20th edition of the Melges 24 World Championship came to an end after a series of eleven races that challenged the crews with weather conditions that ranged from light wind to heavy breeze and seas.
After the success obtained in the Worlds of Torbole in 2012, exactly five years ago on August 4th, the couple helmsman-tactician Fracassoli-Fonda contributed to the success of Italian entry Maidollis by Gianluca Perego with also Giovanni Ferrari, also a part of the 2012 winner team, and Stefano Lagi onboard.
The Italian crew has been able to sail very consistent races, with placements that only once went below the 10th position; they closed …
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