Sailing - Melges World League

Sailing - Melges World League

Hungarian Melges 32 dominates the 1st day of the Adriatic Grand Prix


05/05/2022 - 21:13

The Adriatic Grand Prix, the first round of the season for the Melges 32 class in the Melges World League 2022, has started today on the Porto San Giorgio race course. Organized by the Lega Navale Italiana of Porto San Giorgio, the Marina of Porto San Giorgio, Marinedi Group and Melges Europe.

1,1,1 are the partials as a real dominator dropped on the field by the Farfallina Sailing Team of the owner helmsman Arpad Schatz who in today's course makes no mistakes, proving perfect in tactical choices and with a higher speed, at least in the light wind conditions (5 to 8 knots from 130 degrees of direction). The Hungarian crew tried to escape immediately, while the Corinthian team Homanit of the German Gordon Nickel tries to remain hooked to the leader as the first of the pursuers (3,2,2; pt. 7) preceding the other Corinthian team and first of the Italians Piuma of the owner Andrea Musone.

Alberto Rossi's Enfant Terrible (4,4,4: pt. 12) and Max Augustin's (Corinthian) Heat (5,5,5: pt. 15) complete the top five at the end of the first of three days of racing. ).

Tomorrow the second day of racing for the Melges 32 fleet will coincide with the debut day of the Melges 20 fleet with the regattas valid for the second stage of the Melges World League: hunting will immediately be open to the current leader of the ranking Fremito d'Arja by Dario Levi has called to confirm himself after his great debut at the Tuscany Grand Prix in Marina di Scarlino last month.

The Melges World League 2022 counts on the support of: Helly Hansen, Quantum, North Sails, Garmin and Madonna di Campiglio as well as the technical partners Free Ride Cosmetics, Equilibra, Rigoni di Asiago, Revì, Acqua Cedea, Azienda Agricola il Ponte, Birrificio Petragnolo, Dai Dai , La Bellanotte, Sabatini Gin, Caffè Toscano, FoodNess and le Formiche di Fabio Vettori.

Melges Europe and the Melges World League support the One Ocean Foundation message by signing the Charta Smeralda.

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