An impressive 39 Audi Melges 20s are entered to compete at Bacardi Miami Sailing Week (BMSW) making the fleet the second largest in attendance.
After an extremely successful National Championship last November, the largest ever Gold Cup Regatta in December at 40 entries, and another 37 in attendance last month at the Miami Winter Regatta, the fleet momentum is unarguably at an all-time high worldwide.
On deck in Miami are the usual suspects including back-to-back U.S. National Champion Michael Kiss on Bacio, recently crowned Gold Cup Champion Alessandro Rombelli on STIG, Miami Winter Regatta Champion Luca Lalli on BLinsailing.com and defending Bacardi Champion Mary Anne Ward on M&M Sailing Team.
The competition doesn’t stop there. Paul Reilly’s Red Sky Sailing, Tony Tabb’s Elevation Racing, Marcus Eagan on Cajun Underwriting, Russell Lucas on Shimmer, Renato Vallivero on Turnover and Marc Hollerbach on Fu all possess the drive and potential to claim the big trophy.
Melges 20 website
by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association
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5:47 AM Wed 7 Mar 2012GMT
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