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Maidollis and Taki 4 are Winners in Riva

Gian Luca Perego's Maidollis ITA854, finished top of the leaderboard at the Melges 24 European Sailing Series on Lake Garda.

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The event was also the Melges 24 Italian Open Nationals hosted at Fraglia della Vela Riva.

Three races were sailed in the last day, two in the morning, under a steady Peler that progressively decreased, and one in the afternoon when the Ora allowed sailing the most exciting race of the regatta.

Maidollis won the regatta with a race to spare and in Luca Perego's team there was Carlo Fracassoli in helm, Enrico Fonda calling the tactics, trimmer Giovanni Ferrari and pitman Stefano Lagi in the crew.

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Many changes in the final ranking thanks to the last race, with second place on the podium the American crew of Monsoon USA851 (3-10-1) by Bruce Ayres with Mike Buckley calling tactics, and third the young guys of FGF Sailing Team HUN728 (4-27-3) with Robert Bakoczy on helm.

The Italians aboard Taki 4 took the corinthian title, followed with just a one point of margin by Miles Quinton's Gill Race Team GBR694 (6-6-8/1-3-1) with Geoff Carveth helming.

Third place goes to the Estonian T├Ániste twins aboard Lenny EST790 (12-15-12/4-7-4).

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21 May 2017 20:33 GMT


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