Robert Scheidt leads Star Europeans:
Rival del Garda, Italy (May 15, 2019) – The opening day of the first ever combined Star Sailors League Breeze Grand Slam and Star European Championships began with little-to-no breeze in the morning, but the reliable Ora wind dutifully arrived for two races in which local legend Robert Scheidt with crew Henry Boening (BRA) dominated the overcast day on Lake Garda.
With teams vying for a piece of the $ 100,000US prize pot, it became obvious that the right hand side of the course was favoured by most teams, with the majority of the fleet lining up at the committee boat end of the line jostling for space.
Clearly this was going to be a classic Garda race with teams vying to get …
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Qualifying done at Nacra 17 Europeans:
Weymouth, England (May 15, 2019) – The Danes and Argentineans made good moves up the scoreboard on the final day of qualifying at the Nacra 17 Europeans today.
Lin Cenholt and CP Lubeck scored 4,1,3 to hold fourth overall, on equal points with the third-placed Italians, Vittorio Bissaro and Maele Frascari. Scoring an equally potent 1,3,4 were Mateo Majdalani and Eugenia Bosco, the Argentineans in 5th overall after three spectacular days and nine races of qualifying.
However, defending World Champions and two time defending European Champions Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti edge a little further ahead after scoring 1,2,4 as the Italians shift back to their very best form ̵…
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