Event No. 2 Of the 2009 Melges 24 Volvo Winter Cup In Torbole Concludes
25 October 2009
The second event of the 2009 Melges 24 Volvo Winter Cup took place this weekend.
On hand offering premium service and support to 17 Melges 24 teams was Melges Europe. Renato Valivero’s All-In Melges 24, helmed by Pietro Sibello dominated the event. After three races, the team of the Yacht Club Cortina d'Ampezzo is a top the general ranking, scoring respectively a third, a first and second. After racing Pietro Sibello's explained, "I am very satisfied with both the crew and the last two days have been great! For us, what is important, is to continue training and the winter session gives us the right opportunity to do it. It is too early to draw conclusions, but during the last season, which was the first for this crew, gave us much satisfaction. Now it is time to set the bar a bit higher.”
In second place overall was Maidollis helmed by Giovanni Pizzati, while Chimera took the third place.
The Volvo winter cup champion will be crowned by including the results of the following regattas:
02-04 October 2009 - Cattolica, Coppa ItaliaCOPPA ITALIA Trofeo Franco Rao
24-25 October 2009 - Torbole - Volvo Winter Cup - race 2
7-8 November 2009 - Torbole Volvo Winter Cup - race 3
23-24 January 2009 - Sanremo - Volvo Winter Cup - race 4
27-28 January 2009 - Sanremo - Volvo Winter Cup - race 5
All Melges 24s are reminded that Melges Europe's Federico Michetti will be organizing a tune-up at Sanremo. See you all there!