19/04/2018 - 21/04/2018
22/04/2018 - 26/04/2018


After yesterday’s three way near-tie at the top, the GC32 Riva Cup has a stand-out leader going into its final day. Today Lake Garda was behaving, the southerly Ora wind a constant 15-18 knots, although this cut down tactical options and in all today’s four races it always seemed to pay to venture as close as one dared to the sheer vertical cliff face on the west side of the lake.
regate 13/05/2017
The 2017 GC32 Racing Tour got off to an exceptional start today with four races completed, one round of the new ANONIMO Speed Challenge and a leaderboard with the top three boats separated by one point. This was despite Lake Garda being in fickle mood with the wind typically 10-15 knots, occasionally gusting more but also dropping off in the middle of the day.
regate 13/05/2017
GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 08/05/2017 One of the biggest unknowns among the 11 teams competing this week at the GC32 Riva Cup will be the three with youth crews, all aged 18-24. Gathering in Italy’s magnificent Riva de Garda, where racing will take place from Thursday 11th May to Sunday 14th May, the trio will use this opening event of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, as final training for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup,...
regate 08/05/2017
• Fraglia Vela Riva won the ITAS Trophy • The FAIR-PLAY Joy of Moving Trophy awarded for the first year
regate 23/04/2017
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...
regate 16/04/2017
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.  
regate 15/04/2017
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  
regate 14/04/2017
Third placed is the athlete of Fraglia Vela Riva, representing Italy
regate 12/04/2017
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".
regate 11/04/2017
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.
regate 18/03/2017