Cannes Sailing Cup 2016 – Warming-up for Grand Slam France 2016!

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This second edition gathered 16 teams from 4 nations (Fra-Gbr-Ita-Rus) , with a very high level as 5 of the top 10 teams of the 2015 Worlds were present.

Cannes was also thrilled to welcome the 3 Russians teams who won the 2015 Nations Cup , including Kiril Frolov, who came 5th at the Worlds in Torbole.

10 races in 3 days, in ideal wind and weather conditions, blowing 6-14 knots southerly and north easterly winds.P1240546

The Yacht Club de Cannes had also organised a special race, called “A Donf!”, a downwind speed run 130°, which had a lot of success.

 

 

Sacha Pelisson – Emeric Michel – Lucas Chatonnier – Marine Boudot (Fra) won the 18th March «A Donf !», and  Kirill Frolov – Alexey Murashkin – Egor Ignatenko (Rus) won the 19th March  «A Donf !» .

Cannes Sailing Cup 2016 results:P1240566

1st Kirill Frolov – Alexey Murashkin – Egor Ignatenko (Rus)

2nd Vadim Pushev – Timur Sabirzianov – Alexander Mikhailov (Rus)

3rd Sacha Pelisson – Emeric Michel – Lucas Chatonnier – Marine Boudot (Fra)

1st «Youth-U26»: Sacha Pelisson – Emeric Michel – Lucas Chatonnier – Marine Boudot (Fra)

1st « Mixt – Feminine »: Svetlana Sorokina – Artem Basalkin – Alexander Zybin – Anna Pirogova (Rus)

 

The French Riviera and YCC are now looking forward to the France Grand Slam, April 29th to May 1st, don’t miss it!P1240551

 

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