Opening day in Italy at the 2016 Melges 32 European Championship fired off three great races putting the legendary Vincenzo Onorato helming Mascalzone Latino in the early leadership position. Onorato never once lost sight of the podium cashing in a 2-3-1 daily scoreline that has him five comfortable points ahead of the pack.
Relatively new to the fleet this year, Matteo Balestrero’s Giogi felt the full effects of a great day on the water...
Riva Del Garda’s legendary ‘wind factory’ concluded the final day of competition with an unexpected ending to the 2016 Sailing Series® Melges 20.
Congratulations are in full order for Alessandro Rombelli at the helm of STIG with tactician Manuel Weiller and crew members Giorgio Tortarollo and Francesca Masotto as they are the Riva Del Garda Champions! Rombelli’s 1-7-1 redeemed his lead with four points to spare.
For Day Two, it was a late start due to on- and off-again rain and no breeze which kept teams ashore for a while before getting in two more races at the fourth act of the Sailing Series® Melges 20.
Michael Illbruck’s legendary Pinta is now firmly in control with a ten point advantage. A solid 3-3-2 day moves him up from third overall into the number one spot.
Right behind is the ever impressive Liam Kilroy on Wildman. Liam delivered...
A strong but stable, classic Riva del Garda ora allowed for great competition and three races on the opening day at the fourth act of the Sailing Series® Melges 20.
Atop the field of 50 high-quality teams, Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG is seated in first place overall. An impressive 1-1-9 scoreline has him in the lead with a three point advantage ahead of American Drew Freides on Pacific Yankee in second. The third spot on the overnight...
The first edition of the GC32 Racing tour featured Olympians, Skippers from the America's Cup and celebrities such as Pierre Casiraghi. Franck Cammas on Norauto had a well deserved win after leading in the standings all week. The speed record for the GC32 was achieved by the Team Tilt with 39.7 knots.