• Fraglia Vela Riva won the ITAS Trophy
• The FAIR-PLAY Joy of Moving Trophy awarded for the first year
Outstanding edition of the Lake Garda Optimist Meeting: good weather and strong wind let the Guinness World Records’ event run smoothly both on land and water to the delight of the 1063 helmsmen, their families and coaches. Once again, Fraglia Vela Riva demonstrates its organizational skills with the perfect synergy between the jury, race committee, race crew, and voluntary staff, whose work and collaboration led to the success of the...
The final races of the 35th Lake Garda Optimist Meeting take place on Sunday.
Windy day and all races completed. Great organizational success for Fraglia Vela Riva, acknowledged also by foreigners. Boom in photo and video visualizations on the official channels of the event.
The live streaming, started today, allows to follow the event online with the commentary from the course.
The Italian Arseni (Cadet) and the American Baker (Junior) are leading the way.
Good performances for the Fraglia Vela Riva athletes in both categories.
Day 2 conditions: sun, waves and medium-high-intensity wind
Third placed is the athlete of Fraglia Vela Riva, representing Italy
The Opening Ceremony of the 35th Lake Garda Optimist Meeting, the greatest event for young helmsmen, will take place on Wednesday. The IODA Europe (International Optimist Dinghy Association) vice President Carla Stanley will also be in Riva del Garda, after her presence at the 2013 World Championships. 2017 News: "Joy of Moving Trophy for Fair-Play".
35th Garda Meeting Optimist - April 12th- 16th , FRAGLIA VELA RIVA, Riva del Garda - Lake Garda, Italy
Less than one month to the start and already 1004 pre-entries from 28 different nations. Puertorico and Thailand are the news of 2017, with 5 and 3 helmsmen registered. The largest representations are from Germany, Italy, Denmark, Swedish, Poland, Finland, Norway, Russia and Hungary.
645 pre-entries from 25 countries!
BER, BRA, CAN, CZE, DEN, ESP, EST, FIN, GBR, GER. GRE, HUN, ITA, LAT. MEX, NOR, POL, PUR, RUS, SUI, SWE, THA, TUN, UKR, USA.
Ladies and Gentleman...the "new logo" #GardaMeetingOptimist #35
Fraglia Vela Riva in co-operation with the Italian 420 and the International 420 Class Association, and under the auspices of FIV are pleased to invite 420 sailors to take part in the:
INTERNATIONAL 420 TEST EVENT
To be held at Lake Garda, Italy from 23 to 25 March 2017.