Volvo Cup 1, a report from Italy

Volvo Cup 1, a report from Italy

Two days racing. Three races on Saturday and one on the Sunday as we had time limit at 4.00 p.m unfortunately as the breeze came in a little late because of the cloudy weather.

After the long stay in Numana the Italian Laser SB3 fleet moved to Torbole on Lake Garda to prepare the Italian Nationals and the Worlds.

John Pollard won the regatta being very consistent performance and never posted a score lower than 3rd! Second place for Stenghele of Pietro Negri, Luigi Ravioli and Roberto Caresani and third place of PHi Number of Luca Bacci, Duccio Colombi and Tiziano Nava as tactitian. Tiziano is one of the best Italian sailors always on top of the Melges 24 class with Blue Moon. With an OCS and two 1st places and one 2nd they are for ready for the Italina Nationals on 25-26-27 of June where 43 boat have pre-entered.

View images at: http://www.lasersb3.it/immagini_album.asp?page=1&album=29&ppg=1
Check out the event video at: http://www.youtube.com/lasersb3italia

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