Event No. 3 Of the 2009 Melges 24 Volvo Winter Cup In Torbole Concludes
10 November 2009
The third event of the 2009 Melges 24 Volvo Winter Cup took place this weekend.
Renato Valivero’s ITA 778 - All-In Melges 24, helmed by Pietro Sibello dominated the event. After four races, the team of the Yacht Club Cortina d'Ampezzo is a top the general ranking, scoring respectively two fourth and two first. In second place overall was DEN 574 - Peter helmed by Thobjoern Schierup, while ITA 780 - La Besa took the third place. Teams enjoyed an interesting mix of conditions beginning with Saturday’s light air. Four races were finally completed but with continued difficult conditions. The last day was amazing as the wind built to 15-18 Kn allowing for some great planning opportunities.
Top Five Overall
1. Pietro Sibello - All In - 10 points
2. Thobjoern Schierup - Peter - 10 points
3. Marco Schirato - La Besa - 17 points
4. Skolaut Christoph - Franz Rocks - 27 points
5. Ivan Venturi - Enjoy 3 - 28 points
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!
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