3rd Winter Leg in Regatta 15 and 16 January 2022 YACHT CLUB SANREMO. Two days of sunshine, blue skies and a nice wind welcomed the competitors with the new year. On Saturday a south-easterly wind of around 11 knots accompanied the fleet on a coastal course of 12 miles for the ORC and IRC class and around 8 miles for the RACING CLUB class. The best of the day in ORC class was Miss K; in the IRC Class, on the other hand, the Pingone di Mare IIII excelled, in the RACING CLUB class Obi Wan was certainly the best. On Sunday another beautiful sunny day and spring temperatures welcomed the fleet with a light south-west wind of eight knots. The Race Committee opted for a windward-leeward course, to be covered in three laps for the ORC and IRC classes and only two laps for the Racing Club. In […]
A spring sun and climate welcomed the racers from all over Europe for this second stage of the Dragon Class Winter Championship. A Sanremo that for three days gave the participants of this first edition a decidedly mild climate with a nice wind that was the protagonist: five beautiful regattas between seven and fifteen knots, with great enthusiasm of the racers, especially for those coming from the Northern Europe, such as Finland, Germany or Russia, which certainly did not expect such favorable conditions. The Abate Trophy was fought to the last edge: after four races, four crews were grouped together in just two points of difference, only the completion of the fifth race determined the final classification. The winner was Rocknrolla (RUS 76), by Dmitry Samokhin ahead of FEVER (GBR 819), by the English driver Klaus Diederichs and BUNKER PRINCE (ITA 77) with Eugeny Braslavets at the helm. First of […]
Another weekend of regattas ended at the Sanremo Yacht Club: the Orc, Irc and Racing Club classes are fighting at sea. This weekend ended “Autunno in Regata”, the second of the four stages that make up the 38th West Liguria Winter Championship, and the first edition of the Gorilla Gang Cup Trophy, supported by Andrea Statari and held with the precious collaboration of the Sailing Club Ventimigliese and the new Yacht Club Cala del Forte. The regatta was in fact held on a round trip between Sanremo and the port of Cala del Forte. Saturday 11 December departure at 12 from Sanremo, accompanied by a slight South West, arriving in Ventimiglia, and a beautiful expanse of north wind, where the boats were welcomed by a grand party at the Cala del Forte Yacht Club with live musical performances. On Sunday 12 December the boats left the port of Cala del […]
Two hundred Optimists, the first boat for all the very young, coming from all over Europe have nicely invaded the Porto Vecchio of Sanremo this week for the traditional Mediterranean Meeting now in its 37th edition. A record number that of this edition which shows more and more the appreciation of sailors of all ages for the city, its regatta course and the organization of the Sanremo Yacht Club. Unfortunately, the weather was not extremely favorable and the lack of wind allowed the dispute of only two races in three days, leaving everyone happy with a beautiful last race, which started at the limit of the allowed time. These young people, from nine to fifteen years old, armed with a great passion that leads them to race even in these not exactly hot seasons, however, have found mild temperatures in the Ligurian Gulf to such an extent that someone has […]
Designed a few months ago, with a great deal of dissemination by the Sanremo Yacht Club, the first Winter Series for the Dragoni class took place this weekend, thanks also to the usual precious support of the Municipality of Sanremo and the Marina di Portosole. Crews from all over Europe will meet every month in Sanremo for these beautiful regattas. Start on Friday, November 26, with a good wind from the West and a wave formed; on Saturday, the strong wind unfortunately prevented us from going out to sea. On Sunday, a beautiful sunny day with a west – south west wind of 10 knots allowed us to carry out two good tests. Four tests completed, with one difference applied, with the victory of the Swedish Karl Gustaf Lohr in front of the yacht Club Sanremo Bunker Prince helmed by Yevgen Braslavets, in third place and equal merit Fever, an […]
Last days before the start of the second leg of the 38th West Liguria Winter Championship, the “Autumn in Regatta”, which begins on the weekend of 13/14 November 2021. Very interesting is the fight in the ORC fleet in which, in addition to the novelty of the Pingone di Mare IIII which made its debut very well at the Grimaldi Trophy, three Solaris 44 will compete in a head to head: Farewell, Crab and 85XL, three identical boats left by the famous shipyard, it will be very interesting to see who will achieve the best results. The fleet of 30 boats will be divided into two groups: IRC / ORC and RACING CLUB, the latter with an Orc Club certificate. A great high-level fleet that will race both on coastal courses and windward-leeward regattas. The second stage will continue with another appointment, on 11 and 12 December. Sunday 12 December, […]
Sanremo 27/31 October 2021. After five splendid days in the waters of Sanremo we have come to the end of this important European Finals Dragon Grand Prix event organized by the Yacht Club Sanremo with the collaboration of Paul & Shark, the well-known clothing company that for years has been synonymous with the Dragons in the Matuzian city. After four days, the Turks of Provence, with a splendid score that had a third place as the worst result, beat the Russians of Rocknrolla. Six beautiful tests with always sustained wind. The elimination finals were played on Sunday, the day was characterized by a north wind between ten and fifteen knots, wave formed and rain; the four regattas gradually streamlined the fleet until 10 boats remained at the super final. The Swede Martin Palsson, a Corinthian of the highest level, already winner of the Gold Cup this year, wins. In second […]
One of the most important classes in world sailing is back in Sanremo: the Dragons, who will compete this week in the finals of the European Grand Prix in the waters in front of the Matuziana bay. Very high level of the participants who come from 13 nations to compete for the overall victory of the Grand Prix series. The Russian Loginov, the German Diederichs, in crew with Diego Negri, fresh World Champion in the Star class, the English Andy Beadsworth who races for Turkey, are some of the candidates for the podium. There are also two Sanremo crews: that of Sandro Solerio, a new entry in the Class, with various titles behind him, and that of the president of the Yacht Club Sanremo Beppe Zaoli. It will be a wonderful sight to admire the forty boats competing for the title of Dragon European Grand Prix Champion. Five exciting days […]
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