The first Melges 32 sees the German team climb on the podium

The first Melges 32 sees the German team climb on the podium

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07/05/2022 - 20:00
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The third day of regattas in Porto San Giorgio for the Adriatic leg of the Melges World League goes to the archive with nothing done due to the total absence of wind, crystal clear situation defines the general classification for the Melges 32 Class.

The first Melges 32 seasonal event sees the German (Corinthian) team of Homanit of Gordon Nickel climb on the top step of the podium, which until now had never achieved absolute victory despite having already attended the other steps of the podium in the past.

Homanit built his success all day yesterday by lifting himself to the top and preceding on the podium the one who first deserved the flag of leader of the Adriatic Grand Prix, the Hungarian team of Arpad Shatz's Farfallina. The podium is completed again by a German team: Heat of Max Augustin who closes on equal points (15) with Farfallina.
The top five of the Adriatic Grand Prix of the Melges World League is completed by the first of the Italians, the Corinthian team of Piuma by Andrea Musone (pt. 16) and by the German Wilma of Fritz Homann (pt. 19).

The verdict in the Melges 20 class still remains to be written, as it will conclude its program tomorrow and where the leadership is for now in the hands of the Italian team of Gone Squatching led by Pietro Loro Piana, hunted three lengths by the number one in the Melges World League 2022 ranking, Fremito d'Arja by Dario Levi.

The first Melges 32 sees the German team climb on the podium

Bouwe Van Der Weide - Team Homanit - "A great performance from our whole team in two very different days of racing in which we have demonstrated our solidity. We are very happy with the balance achieved on board which allowed us to reach our potential by hitting the overall victory for the first time. Now let's look ahead, knowing full well that this is a very complicated class for the value of the opponents and we know that it will not be easy to confirm it from the next stage. We have won the leader's flag and now we want to try to keep it with us as long as possible ".

The Adriatic Grand Prix valid for the Melges World League 2022 is organized by the Lega Navale Italiana of Porto San Giorgio, Marina di Porto San Giorgio, Marinedi Group and Melges Europe.

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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