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.
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...
The Springtime Eurocup got under way at Fraglia Vela Riva this week in this classic event for the Yngling class. Five nations were represented by the “old favourites “ of the class, who never miss this Spring date on Lake Garda, Trentino.