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.
Komissarov of Russia wins on the Laser Standard
Garda Trentino Olympic Week wound up today after a week of very unsettled weather which limited the number of races compared to the usual record on Northern Lake Garda. Only the Laser Standard was able to have its Medal Race, while the other classes weren't able to have any races due to lack of wind.
Garda Trentino Olympic Week 2016 draws near to the conclusion : the weather once again proves difficult. Tomorrow the medal race is scheduled for the Lasers and another two races for the three paralympic classes.
Rain and wind were prevalent on the third day of Garda Trentino Olympic Week. The event organised by Fraglia Vela Riva in collaboration with Eurosaf, the Italian Sailing Federation and Fraglia Vela Malcesine goes on through Friday, 13th May. If the paralympic classes are the best in the field at Riva del Garda, then the Laser regattas have a strong formative value given the relatively young age of the participants, who are most likely starting...
Twenty nations, many of them emerging, take part in Garda Trentino Olympic Week2016
Record number of participants in the paralympic IFDS classes.
Large presence of emerging countries in 2016 the year of the Rio Games.
This edition of Garda Trentino Olympic Week ( 9th -13th May), is particularly special this year as it is also the year of the Rio Olympic Games, 2016 which accounts for the absence of many of the Olympic classes that are...