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Melges 32 Sailing Series Malcesine day 2

by Francesca Pitacco on 22 Jul 2012
Melges 32 Sailing Series. Photo: L.Bianchi-Images Sail - copyright JOY - International Melges 32 Class Association http://melges32.com/
The Peler, the typical Northern wind of Lake Garda, was the ingredient on the menu on the second day of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series.

Blowing sometimes with violence from early morning, the Peler reached peaks of over 30 knots around mid-day, requiring the postponement of the warning signal for a couple of hours.

Leader of race one of the day (the fourth of the series) was Carlo Alberini's Calvi Network, who is, as usual, at ease with the strong breeze. Helmed by the President of the International Melges 32 Class Association, Alberini, with Enrico Fonda as tactician, left behind Filippo Pacinotti's Brontolo HH and Mauro Mocchegiani's Rush Diletta. Mocchegiani and tactician Matteo Ivaldi improved their results, compared to Friday's lackluster performance and could be awarded as Boat of the Day.

After the first race, the Race Committee immediately gave start to the second in anticipation of the arrival of a turbulent front. With the wind slightly down, the race went to Vincenzo Onorato's Mascalzone Latino, which has long battled with Roberto Tomasini Grinover's Robertissima. It was Robertissima's best performance of the season.

Overnight leader Edoardo Pavesio on Audi F.lli Giacomel Fra Martina was confirmed as overall leader and holds a six point margin over Pacinotti and Tomasini Grinover. In fourth and fifth positions are Jason Carroll and his Argo Team and Marc de Antonio's Bribon-Movistar, which has lost important points after two performances.

The fourth stage of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series will conclude tomorrow.

In an attempt to complete the series, Fabio Barrasso has set the warning signal at 10.00 tomorrow. With six races completed one discard will be counted.

Melges 32 Sailing Series - Malcesine

        1 2 3 4 5
1 ITA 191 Pavesio Edoardo/Vanni, Benussi Gabriele
AUDI F.LLI GIACOMEL FRAMARTINA
19,0 4 2 1 7 5
2 ITA 667 Pacinotti Filippo, Cassinari Daniele
BRONTOLO HH
25,0 7 3 2 2 9
3 AUT 1 Tomasini Roberto Grinover, Favini Flavio
ROBERTISSIMA
25,0 2 7 5 4 3
4 USA 128 Carrol Jason, Ogletree Charlie
ARGO
30,0 6 4 9 5 6
5 ESP 226 De Antonio Marc, Araujo Gonzalo
BRIBON
32,0 1 6 4 9 10
6 ITA 186 Alberini Carlo, Fonda Enrico
CALVI NETWORK
33,0 5 5 12 1 8
7 ITA 2121 Onorato Vincenzo, Wilmot Nathan
MASCALZONE LATINO
34,0 9 10 6 6 1
8 ITA 187 Mocchegiani Mauro, Matteo Ivaldi
RUSH DILETTA
34,0 10 9 8 3 2
9 ITA 212 Cirillo Lanfranco, Paoletti Michele
FANTASTICA
35,0 8 1 10 10 4
10 ITA 177 Battistella Ferdinando, Fracassoli Carlo
QUANTUM DIVA
40,0 3 8 11 11 7
11 GBR 121 Coleridge Simon, Collins Tim
VELVET ELVIS
49,0 dnf 11 3 8 12
12 FRA 202 Cruette Jean Francois, Francois Bernac
TEASING MACHINE
53,0 11 12 7 12 11
 
penalties score:
  ITA 667 Pacinotti Filippo, Cassinari Daniele
BRONTOLO HH
prova 2 3, 3 --> 5 punti, zfp
  AUT 1 Tomasini Roberto Grinover, Favini Flavio
ROBERTISSIMA
prova 2 7, 7 --> 9 punti, zfp
  AUT 1 Tomasini Roberto Grinover, Favini Flavio
ROBERTISSIMA
prova 3 5, 5 --> 7 punti, zfp
  ESP 226 De Antonio Marc, Araujo Gonzalo
BRIBON
prova 2 6, 6 --> 8 punti, zfp
  ITA 186 Alberini Carlo, Fonda Enrico
CALVI NETWORK
prova 2 5, 5 --> 7 punti, zfp
  ITA 2121 Onorato Vincenzo, Wilmot Nathan
MASCALZONE LATINO
prova 2 10, 10 --> 12 punti, zfp
  ITA 187 Mocchegiani Mauro, Matteo Ivaldi
RUSH DILETTA
prova 2 9, 9 --> 11 punti, zfp
  ITA 212 Cirillo Lanfranco, Paoletti Michele
FANTASTICA
prova 3 10, 10 --> 12 punti, zfp
  GBR 121 Coleridge Simon, Collins Tim
VELVET ELVIS
prova 2 11,11- 13 punti, zfp

 
  


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