Please select your home edition
Edition
Melges IC37 2019 Leaderboard

2019 Melges 20 World League - European Division, Scarlino - Overall

by Melges 20 Eurpean Class Association 16 Jun 12:53 PDT 14-16 June 2019

The third European event of the Melges 20 World League 2019 came to an end with the success of Russian Bogatyrs of Igor Rytov on the race course of Club Nautico Scarlino.

The victory for the Russian team, second out of three events completed so far in Europe (after the success in Villasimius) is the result of an absolutely dominant performance that has won the resistance of the opponents since the very beginning; Russian Bogatyrs had set the pace already on the Garmin Day, warm up day with three races sailed last Friday.

When it came to racing for the overall ranking, valid also for the Melges World League standings, Russian Bogatyrs responded with three first places in the three races held yesterday during the Quantum Sails Day.

Today Russian Bogatyrs only had to control the possible reactions of the opponents. Today's North Sails Day was therefore decisive to define the remaining steps of the podium, to sign the bullets of the day and to give the name to the "boat of the day".

The three races of today were won by three different teams in which there is a lot of Italy. Brontolo Racing by Filippo Pacinotti (with Manuel Weiller on tactics) wins race number 4, Franco Loro Piana's Sease (assisted by Matteo Ivaldi) the fifth regatta, while the last bullet in the series at Marina di Scarlino bears the mark of the reigning World Champion, Stig by Alessandro Rombelli (the tactician was the American Victor Diaz de Leon).

Sease is therefore the best on the special North Sails Day ranking.

The final podium of this act sees, behind Russian Bogatyrs (pt. 14) an extraordinary Siderval (pt. 20) of Marco Giannini, Corinthian team that gets with this second step of the podium his best career result in a Melges 20 event. Third place for Stig of Alessandro Rombelli (pt. 27). The top five is completed by Pierluigi Giannattasio's Argentinian Boogie (pt. 30) and Vladimir Prosikhin's Russian Nika (pt. 33).

With the success in the Tuscan event, Russian Bogatyrs consolidates its leadership in the world ranking. The Melges 20 fleet is now heading to the Riva del Garda, where will race from 14 to 17 July for the fourth event of the European series.

The Melges World League 2019 is supported by Helly Hansen, North Sails, Tiirenia, Quantum Sails, Garmin Marine, La Thuile, Rocket Performance, Revi Trento Doc, Loison Pasticceri dal 1938, Rigoni di Asiago, Dai Dai, Norda, XPouf, Le Formiche di Fabio Vettori, boutique hotel Rifugio Azul (Minorca) and Rifugio hotel Lilla (La Thuile), One Ocean Foundation.The Melges World League is also backed by the team partners UYN (thanks to Brontolo and G3Bau Sailing Team) l'Enoteca and Camarca Caffè (by Fra Martina Sailing Team).

The event in Marina di Scarlino is supported by the local partners Club Nautico Scarlino, Marina di Scarlino, Vivaio Principina, Birrificio Forte, la Bottega di Adò.

Melges Europe and the Melges World League strongly support One Ocean Foundation and Charta Smeralda.

Full results and more event information can be found here.

Related Articles

Melges 20 World League European Division overall
Russian Bogatyrs takes back the scepter The 2019 European series of the Melges 20 World League ended today with the completion of the last three races in Riva del Garda, stage in which two new chapters of the Melges 20 Class history have been written. Posted on 15 Jul
Melges 20 World League European Division day 2
Corinthian team of Siderval keeps setting the pace in Garda The final leg of the Melges 20 World League European circuit goes on in Riva del Garda and Marco Giannini's Italian Corinthian crew of Siderval confirms, after the completion of 5 races, its leadership in the provisional general standings. Posted on 14 Jul
Melges 20 World League Riva del Garda day 1
High level of performances of teams composed of non-professionals sailors in the Melges 20 fleet The first regatta sees the success of Alexander Mikhaylik's Corinthian crew of Alex of Team, leaving behind the Argentinian Boogie 2.0 of Pierluigi Giannattasio and the Czech Aloha of Jan Kuchar. Posted on 12 Jul
Melges 20 World League Riva del Garda preview
The 9th of the 15 events that assign points for the world ranking From the regattas of Riva del Garda we will then discover who will follow Filippo Pacinotti's Brontolo Racing in the golden books of the Melges 20 World League winners. Posted on 12 Jul
Melges 20 World League Scarlino day 1
Garmin Day serves as a warm-up The race course of Club Nautico Scarlino delivers once again great races, today in occasion of the Garmin Day, opening day as a "warm up" to the third continental event of Melges 20 World League 2019. Posted on 15 Jun
North Sails Weekly Debrief
New race record, Boogie wins Melges 20 Act 2, Superyacht Times interview, #NorthSails Congratulations to George David's Rambler 88 for completing the 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar in 13 hours 50 minutes and 43 seconds to secure a new race record. Posted on 2 Jun
Boogie 2.0 wins Melges 20 World League
This success is a great step up for Boogie 2.0 The youngest team of the Melges 20 fleet, sailing onboard the Argentinian Boogie 2.0 by Pierluigi Giannattasio, won today its first event ever in the Melges 20 World League, during the leg of Puntaldia. Posted on 27 May
Melges 20 World League Puntaldia day 2
No wind on day 1, but 3 races now run in Sardinia After the no race of yesterday set by the lack of wind, the second leg of the European Melges World League was launched today on the race course of Puntaldia, where three races were held in a South-Easterly breeze blowing at around 7 knots. Posted on 25 May
Middle Harbour YC Women's Regatta
Three races held on a perfect Autumn day Three races were completed for the MHYC Women's Regatta in south-west to southerly breezes mainly 10-15 knots. Race Officer Elaine Fowler and the Middle Harbour Race Management Team had two short windward leeward races in the bag by 1pm. Posted on 10 May
2019 Melges 20 World League Villasimius overall
Russian Bogatyrs wins the first European leg Igor Rytov, at the helm of Russian Bogatyrs, is the winner of the first leg of the long European season of the Melges 20 World League, confirming himself as one of the top teams in the fleet. Posted on 28 Apr
Melges IC37 2019 FooterMelges 14 2019 Footer