Matteo Balestrero and his team aboard Giogi won the Melges 32 World League Event in Porto Venere.Click image for a larger image
The crew of Giogi included tactician Paolo Cian and crew members Andrea Casale, Andrea Felci, Elio Borio, Cristiano Giannetti, Alessandro Siviero and Leone Taddei.
Finishing respectively in second and third was Andrea Lacorte's Vitamina Amerikana and Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio's G-Spot.
Additional congratulations go out to the very first Melges 32 World League Porto Venere Corinthian Champion Kilian Holzapfel from Germany aboard Homanit Junior.
The Corinthian podium was completed with Martin Reintjes on Caipirinha in second, followed by third place finisher Francesco Graziani on Vitamina.
Melges 32 - World League Event
1st ITA 172 GIOGI Matteo Balestrero 10 pts
2nd ITA 201 VITAMINA AMERIKANA Andrea Lacorte 15 pts
3rd MON 181 G -SPOT Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio 15 pts
4th ITA 191 FRA MARTINA Edoardo Pavesio 19 pts
5th NOR 212 PIPPA Lasse Petterson / Claudia Rossi 21 pts
6th GER 215 HOMANIT JUNIOR (Corinthian) Kilian Holzapfel 22 pts
7th ITA 2121 MASCALZONE LATINO Vincenzo Onorato 23 pts
8th GER 229 LA PERICOLOSA Christian Schwoerer 24 pts
9th ITA 487 TORPYONE Edoardo Lupi 25 pts
10th RUS 223 TAVATUY Pavel Kuznetsov 25 pts
11th GER 193 WILMA Fritz Homann 29 pts
12th ITA 173 SPIRIT OF NERINA Andrea Ferrari 31 pts
13th TUR 159 EKER Ahmet Eker 31 pts
14th ITA 186 CAIPIRINHA (Corinthian) Martin Reintjes 34 pts
15th ITA 194 VITAMINA (Corinthian) Francesco Graziani 42 pts
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3 April 2017 8:37 GMT