Great days for the Ponente Ligure Winter Championship 2nd stage Autumn in regatta 19/20 November 2022 organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club.

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Great days for the Ponente Ligure Winter Championship 2nd stage Autumn in regatta 19/20 November 2022 organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club.

Another weekend of regattas ended at the Yacht Club Sanremo: the Orc A, Orc B and Irc classes battled it out at sea. This weekend ended “Autunno in Regatta”, the second of the four stages that make up the 39th West Liguria Winter Championship, and the second edition of the Gorilla Gang Cup Trophy, supported by Andrea Statari with his precious collaboration.

Saturday 3 December departure at 12 from Sanremo with a beautiful, very technical regatta accompanied by a north-east wind at 8/10 knots.

Despite a difficult weather situation throughout the Tyrrhenian Sea, however, there were also flashes of sunshine in Sanremo. In the evening the beautiful party organized at the luxurious Villa Nobel where the guests were welcomed by a rich buffet and live musical show. Unfortunately, the lack of wind forced the Race Committee to cancel the regatta on Sunday 4 December.

Sunday double award ceremony at the Yacht Club Sanremo, that of the Autumn in the Regatta and the Gorilla Gang Cup. In the general classification of the Autumn in the Regatta, Federico Stoppani’s PINGONE DI MARE IIII triumphed in the Overall. Leading the classification in the Orc A class is Alberto Franchella’s FAREWELL, followed by Dario Gioffredo’s MELISSA II. Third place  SHE IS THE ONE, by Francesco Corazza. In Orc B first place for IL PINGONE DI MARE IIII, second RESOLUTE SALMON, third place OBI WAN, by Elisa Minio.

The top step of the podium, in the  IRC class, went to IL PINGONE DI MARE IIII, which prevailed over CANDELLUVA, by Paolo Bertuzzi,  and GORILLA GANG. In the general classification of the Gorilla Gang Cup, in the Orc A class, overall winner GORILLA GANG, followed by FAREWELL and SHE IS THE ONE. In Orc B IL PINGONE DI MARE IIII wins the first place, second place for OBI WAN, third place for RESOLUTE SALMON. In the Irc class, PINGONE DI MARE IIII triumphs, with a second place for GORILLA GANG and third place for CANDELLUVA.

After the Autumn Finals in the Regatta, the rich regatta calendar of the Sanremo Yacht Club for 2022 will conclude with the thirty-eighth edition of the INTERNATIONAL MEDITERRANEAN MEETING OPTIMIST CLASS, with 170 members, and the second stage of the DRAGON WINTER SERIES, scheduled from 16 to 18 December. West Liguria will return in 2023, with the other two stages on the calendar: in fact, “Winter in the Regatta” is still scheduled, with trials on January 21/22, and the “Sailing Festival”, scheduled for February 25/26, 2023.

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