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Garda Shines For The Meleges 24


  • Garda Shines For The Melges 24 European Tour

    ꜱᴘᴀʀᴋʟɪɴɢ ᴅᴀʏ ᴏꜰ ꜱᴀɪʟɪɴɢ ᴡᴇʟᴄᴏᴍᴇꜱ ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴇʟɢᴇꜱ 24 ꜰʟᴇᴇᴛ ᴏɴ ɢᴀʀᴅᴀ ʟᴀᴋᴇ

    The fourth event of the 2022 , , considered also , opens with a sparkling day of racing: it was thanks to a fresh and unstable Ora that the fleet completed four races, opening the series organized by Fraglia Vela Riva in a bombastic way.

    Former Italian Olympian , well assisted by another Olympian, Giovanna Micol, took the lead of the pack with (?, today 1-1-2-3) thanks to some super results, in front which the only ones who have tried to keep up are ?'s (GER; 2-4-3-2) and ’s (GBR; 5-7-6-1) with the experienced , usually onboard as a tactician, at the helm. The two boats are trailing the leader in the overall ranking, with four and twelve points to recover.

    The first in the Corinthian ranking is ’s (GER; 4-11-12-12), that is sited on the eight position. To complete the provisional podium of the Corinthian division are ’s ? (ITA; 16-13-9-4), eleventh overall, and ’s (NED; 11-17-5-10).

    Day 1 Overall Top twelve including Corinthian Top 3 (after 4 races)
    1. STRAMBAPAPA ITA689 Michele Paoletti – 1-1-2-3 – 7 pts
    2. NEFELI GER673 Peter Karri? – 2-4-3-2 – 11 pts
    3. BLACK SEAL GBR694 Richard Thompson with Stefano Cherin helming – 5-7-6-1 – 19 pts
    4. ALTEA ITA722 Andrea Racchelli – 3-8-4-8 – 23 pts
    5. MELGINA ITA693 Paolo Brescia – 9-9-1-6 – 25 pts
    6. GILLES ITA793 Marcello Caldonazzo Arvedi with Pietro D’Ali? helming – 14-3-8-9 – 34 pts
    7. WARCANOE USA841 Michael Goldfarb – 7-6-10-13 – 36 pts
    8. WHITE ROOM GER677 Michael Tarabochia (Corinthian) – 4-11-12-12 – 39 pts
    9. PANJIC CRO739 Luka Šangulin – 6-5-13-17 – 41 pts
    10. TAKI 4 ITA778 Marco Zammarchi with Carlo Fracassoli helming – 28UFD-2-7-5 42 pts
    11. ARKANOE BY MONTURA ITA809 Sergio Caramel (Corinthian) – 16-13-9-4 42 pts
    12. TEAM KESBEKE NED827 Eelco Blok with Ronald Veraar helming (Corinthian) – 11-17-5-10 – 43 pts
    Full results
    Read full report of Day 1
    Photos by Zerogradinord
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