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Foiling Week - Moth Class Italian Open Championship Day 2

by Domenico Boffi on 6 Jul 2014
The Foiling Week 2014 © Martina Orsini
For the Foiling Week 2014 a spectacular sunny day highlighted the colors of Lake Garda and a timely Ora wind guaranteed three races of the Moth Class Italian Open Championship 2014.

A perfect Ora – the typical afternoon breeze – around 15 knots, without the excesses of the first day (28 knots of wind with gusts over 30), allowed the 34 mothies to race in the best of conditions.


This 'small world championship' - so called for the number of sailors who came from eight different countries - has at the top of the rankings three remarkable names: the two Australians sailors Josh McKnight (1-1-4-1-1-2), moth world champion in 2012, and Rob Gough (3-4-1-2-3-1), always in the top ten world ranking list, and the Virgin Islands's sailor Anthony Kotoun (2-2-2 -6-2-4), who won the American title this year.


At the moment, the first italian sailor is the well-known Stefano Rizzi (7-5-6-5-5-11), who can count victories in the Melges 24 class, America's Cup, ocean races and more. In the provisional ranking list, he is the sixth, followed by Fabio Mazzetti (12-11-9-8-13-15) in tenth and by Harald Stuffer (10-15-14-9-10-16) in eleventh.

At the end of the races, when the mothies were coming back to the land, a GC32 closed a perfectly beautiful day, sailing in front of the Circolo Vela Torbole.


Moth National Open results after 6 races

 

Moth National Open results after six races


Pos. Sail nr. Name, Club Points Race 1  Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6
1 AUS 4142 Mac Knight Josh, RPAYC 6 1 1 -4 1 1 2
2 AUS 6 Gough Rob, RYCT 10 3 -4 1 2 3 1
3 ISV 4022 Kotoun Anthony, Maschio, Sail Newport 12 2 2 2 -6 2 4
4 GBR 4 Paton Ben, YC Lymington 18 -6 3 5 3 4 3
5 GBR 4038 Offer Tom, Rock SC 23 5 -8 3 4 6 5
6 ITA 4093 Rizzi Stefano, SVOC 28 7 5 6 5 5 -11
7 AUS 3900 Mc Dougall Andrew, Black Rock YL 43 4 9 (dns) 10 14 6
8 GBR 3985 Hiscocks Simon, WPNSA 43 8 7 8 (ocs) 7 13
9 SUI 4112 Rast Chritopher, TYC/RCO/MBYC 44 -19 6 7 12 9 10
10 ITA 3855 Mazzetti Fabio, CV ARCO 53 12 11 9 8 13 -15
11 ITA 4108 Stuffer Harald, AVLC 58 10 15 14 9 10 -16
12 SUI 3626 Reneker Matthias, RCO 64 13 14 -17 16 12 9
13 ITA 4092 De Paoli Carlo, CV TORBOLE 65 14 -18 11 17 11 12
14 ITA 4030 Lanulfi Marco, YC Acquafresca 77 11 (dns) dns 7 15 8
15 FRA 3879 Blanc Pierre, C. VAR MER 77 17 12 13 18 -20 17
16 SUI 4032 De Siebenthal Jean Pierre, SN GENEVE 80 15 -24 20 19 19 7
17 ITA 3912 Dubbini Leonardo, SC GARDA SALO' 85 18 10 -26 11 26 20
18 ITA 3901 Stuffer Peter, AVLC 87 16 20 -21 21 16 14
19 GER 3389 Huber Thomas, SVBb 91 27 17 10 15 22 (dns)
20 SUI 3858 Schneiter Sebastian, SNG 93 -25 25 12 20 18 18
21 GER 3843 Maege Carlo 97 24 19 15 14 -25 25
22 ITA 4027 Ziliani Mario, ANS 98 21 16 22 -23 17 22
23 ITA 3887 Gritti Matteo, AVAS 99 22 13 -24 24 21 19
24 ITA 41 Ferrighi Stefano, FV Riva 102 9 (dns) dns 13 8 dns
25 FRA 11 Col Sebastian, YCPR 115 -26 23 16 26 24 26
26 ITA 3949 Monzini Michele, CFV Skiffsailing Dongo 115 -31 22 18 27 27 21
27 SUI 3836 Petrino Adriano, CVLL 116 23 21 25 (dns) 23 24
28 FRA 3875 Marie Benoit, SNO NANTES 125 20 28 19 22 (dns) dns
29 AUT 3435 Schoenleitner Michael, UYCAs 130 28 26 (dns) 25 28 23
30 AUT 3219 Stelzl Maximilian, UYCAs 135 -32 27 23 28 30 27
31 GER 3986 Thias Michael, WSGR 155 30 (dnf) dns 30 31 28
32 ITA 855 Conti Davide Lupo, Skiff Sailing 159 (dns) dns dns 29 29 29
33 ITA 3392 Rizzotti Luca, Skiffsailing 166 29 29 (dns) dns dns dns
34 ITA 4138 Ferrighi Gian Maria, FV Riva 180 (dnf) dns dns dns dns dns
34 GER 398 Gimpl Klaus, SC Altensee 180 (dns) dns dns dns dns dns
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