Swiss Moth Open Cup

Arnaud Psarofaghis winner of the Swiss Moth Open Cup
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Arnaud Psarofaghis won the Swiss Moth Open Cup at the Société Nautique de Genève ahead of Mikis Psarofaghis and Frédéric Duvoisin. Florence Beal, one the three women participating in the competition, finishes at the fourth place, while the first foreigner, the German Harald Steiner, took the seventh place.

Arnaud Psarofaghis won all three regattas of the Swiss Moth Open Cup this weekend. 'It was a fantastic competition. I would have liked to sail more races.' says Arnaud Psarofaghis that finished in fourth place at the last World Championships in Weymouth in July. He is now preparing for the Australian Championships in January 2009. 'Geneva Lake is a great place to sail the foiler moth with its complex wind conditions and flat waters'.

The 20 participants in the Swiss Moth Open Cup enjoyed light wind conditions (10 knots) on Saturday but were not able to sail on Sunday because of the lack of wind. The winner was awarded with the 'SNG Alinghi Trophy'.

Swiss Moth Open Cup - Final Results:

3) Frédéric DUVOISIN
4) Florence BEAL
5) Jean-Pierre ZIEGERT
6) Patrick RUF
7) Harald STEINER (Germany)
8) Mahé RATTE
9) Morgan RATTE
10) Martin ZAH
11) Matthias RENKER
13) Giovanni GALEOTTI (Belgium)
14) Claire MEDD
15) Douglas IMRIE (United Kingdom)
16) Jean-Marc MONNARD
18) Lukas SCHENK
19) Simon MEDD
20) Bénédict DEVAUD

Florence Beal at Swiss Moth Open Cup
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