The 29er Eurocup in Riva del Garda has kicked off

Thu, 26/10/2017

A light south wind welcomed the first race of the 29er Eurocup, which is taking place at Fraglia Vela Riva until Sunday. The 120 teams (record number of participants) are divided into two fleets. Unfortunately, the cloudy weather arose around 2:00 pm weakened the south wind that had allowed all the teams - some at their debut - to sail the first technical race smoothly. Scandinavian teams won both the races: the Finnish Korhonen-Berner and the Norwegian Dahl Andersen-Edland placed first respectively, followed by Britain, Slovenia, Germany, Russia, France and Cestari-Carbonelli the first among the Italians, placed fifth in their fleet. Tomorrow (Friday) the start is set on 8:30 am to exploit the best type of wind of this period, i.e. the one blowing from north. In case of strong wind, the most talented teams will have the chance to show off their skills, that will certainly be necessary under more challenging conditions.

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