Monday, 21 September 2015 00:00

Trofeo Nucci Novi Santa Margherita Ligure

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Santa Margherita Ligure: 19-20 September 2015.

It took place in the enchanting setting of Santa Margherita and the entire Gulf of Tigullio Nucci Novi Trophy 2015, from this year's competition for the class D-One.

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 Riva del Garda, 4-6 September 2015.


It ended last weekend the European Championship class "D-One", valid for the Italian crews as Italian Championship, organized by Fraglia Vela Riva del Garda.

FB IMG 1474210053174The fleet enjoyed 2 races on Day 1 in a 15knt northerly Pela wind.  Mario Rabbo ITA  and Tomai Balazs HUN made the break away with Mario winning and Nick Craig GBR moving up to second after Tomai made a mistake at the finish.  The wind was shifting more for the second race and the first beat saw gains and losses on either side. This time Nick and Mario moved ahead with Nick taking the bullet and Mario second. Tim Garvin GBR rounded out the top 3.  With close racing throughout the fleet and some classic Lake Garda down wind rides  everyone returned to shore to share their stories from the day over a beer and a plate of pasta at the club.

D One 2015.07.23 34568 www.segel bilder.deNick Craig took 6 out of 7 line honours to win the 2015 D-One Gold cup in Travemunde, 23rd – 26th July. The town of Travemunde pulled out all the stops with fireworks, laser light shows, beach bars, and of course the compulsory sausage and beer stalls that come with such a prestigious German regatta.  The weather was a mixed bag of flat calm, 30deg sunshine, to 40kt squalls with electrical storms.

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