Please select your home edition
Edition
upffront 728x90

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
Colligo Marine 660x82Zhik Warehouse Sale 660x82Wildwind 2016 660x82

Related Articles

Freides defends leadership at Melges 20 World Championship
The one and only race that was able to take place at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship was a difficult one at best 2016 Melges 20 World Championship - The one and only race that was able to take place at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico Scarlino was a difficult one at best, however managed to present some nice new faces at the front of the fleet.
Posted today at 2:51 am
VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA - Day 1
73 boats have signed on for the 2016 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA in Weymouth. Seventy-three boats have signed on for the 2016 VRsport.tv International Moth UK Nationals at the WPNSA in Weymouth. With the odd lightning strike off Chesil Beach and a huge storm over Dorchester, the fleet were released to leave the shore once it was deemed safe enough to sail in Portland Harbour, with racing getting underway just 20 minutes after the scheduled 1pm start time.
Posted on 27 Aug
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Crew catch up - Meet Dhruv Boruah
After crew members have completed their global ocean adventure, some go back to their previous lives and occupations After crew members have completed their global ocean adventure, some go back to their previous lives and occupations, some decide on a future in the marine industry, some take time out to assess their next move in life and others seek their next challenge.
Posted on 27 Aug
Changing of the Guard at Melges 20 Worlds, Freides takes over
The second day of racing at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship featured two races under shifty conditions 2016 Melges 20 World Championship - The second day of racing at the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship hosted by Marina di Scarlino/Club Nautico Scarlino featured two races under shifty conditions, shaking up the standings and making Drew Freides' Pacific Yankee the new leader with a one point advantage over Michael Illbruck on Pinta now seated in second place.
Posted on 27 Aug
Vendée Globe – Yann Eliès and his team relaunch 60-ft IMOCA in Lorient
Yann is now on the final stretch before the event and will be taking part in the three training courses. Yann is now on the final stretch before the event and will be taking part in the three training courses organised at the Finistère Ocean Racing Centre in Port-la-Forêt (Brittany). He will also take part in the Azimut Trophy. Yann Eliès tells us about the work that has been done and what lies ahead in the final part of his preparation.
Posted on 26 Aug
Vendée Globe – A long trip between France and Iceland for Heerema
After completing two solo transatlantic crossings in the spring, Pieter Heerema is currently on his third major trip. After completing two solo transatlantic crossings in the spring, Pieter Heerema is currently on his third major trip. Thanks to this voyage from France to Iceland and back, the Dutch skipper is finding out more about No Way Back, the new generation IMOCA on which he will line up on 6th November
Posted on 26 Aug
Phoenix returns and Cayard is back for the TP52 World Championships
Richard Cohen will compete at the championships in Mahón, Menorca, with Phoenix, which will be skippered by Paul Cayard. The carefully assembled team includes a core group of sailors who have many years of experience in the class, but Cayard cautions that their initial objective is to learn and improve together in line with their long term goal, to be competitive on the 2017 52 Super Series.
Posted on 26 Aug
Michael Marshall triumphs at J/22 World Championship
With a second place finish in Thursday’s only race, Mike Marshall, Todd Hiller and Luke Lawrence are the champions. Heading into the 10th and final race, Marshall and Chris Doyle were tied on points at 30. As the 41 teams arrived at CORK in the morning, the after effects of an overnight storm left breeze in the mid-20s, so the Race Committee postponed on shore.
Posted on 25 Aug
Best pictures of the first 4 Acts of the Extreme Sailing Series™
An influx of fresh talent have all added to the hype, but the greatest evolution is the replacement of the Extreme 40. An influx of fresh talent, new venues and a revised race format have all added to the hype, but the greatest evolution is the replacement of the Extreme 40 by a smaller, faster catamaran: the flying GC32.
Posted on 25 Aug
Return to Russia for the Extreme Sailing Series™
Joining the fleet as the season heads into its second half is Gazprom Team Russia, led by WMRT champion, Phil Robertson. With one week to go, the fleet returns to St Petersburg for the fifth Act of the season, presented by SAP, 35 of the world’s best sailors are getting their heads in the game and preparing for the one of the trickiest venues of the season so far.
Posted on 25 Aug