2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Torbole, Italy – Day 2

by IM24CA 9 Aug 02:11 UTC 7-9 August 2020 Tweet

Another day of light breeze in Torbole, but there is no lack of competition on the race course of the Melges 24 fleet, currently sailing for the first event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Act 2 of the Italian Melges24Tour.


Andrea Racchelli’s Altea ITA722 is leading the pack getting the bullet on today’s second race – 2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Torbole, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord / IM24CA

Three more regattas completed in the second day of racing, all with Ora wind ranging from 5 to 8 knots: the winner of the first race of today was Melgina by Paolo Brescia ITA693 (1-4-4), at his first bullet in the series. Bullet in the second race for Altea ITA722 (2-1-7) and in the third for the Corinthian crew of Miles Quinton’s Gill Race Team GBR694 (8-6-1) with Geoff Carveth at the helm.


Paolo Brescia’s Melgina ITA693 – the winner of today’s first race – 2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Torbole, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord / IM24CA

The balanced races of today bring changes to the ranking, allowing the 2017 World Champions onboard Altea to overcome the Corinthian crew of Taki 4 ITA778 (4-2-8), gaining the first place of the preliminary ranking, on the equals with the crew of Marco Zammarchi with Niccolo Bertola at the helm. Third, with only 4 points behind, StrambapapĂ  ITA689 (7-3-6) by Michele Paoletti, while the fourth place is for Melgina by Paolo Brescia, reigning Melges 24 Italian Champion.


Miles Quinton’s Gill Race Team GBR694 won the third race of today – 2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Torbole, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord / IM24CA

The top five is closed by Miles Quinton and his Gill Race Team, second in the Corinthian ranking, where the top three is completed by the Slovenian Atena SLO726 by Jure Jerkovic.

Racing will resume tomorrow at 12.00 and competition will be tight until the last tack: despite the forecasts of light wind, the Melges 24 teams will engage the battle in the last three regattas of the series of Torbole.


2020 Melges 24 European Sailing Series Event #1 in Torbole, Italy – photo © Zerogradinord / IM24CA

Results:

Pos Sail No Team Pts R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6
1 ITA 722 Andrea Racchelli, Gaudenzio Bonini, Federico Zam, Michele Gregoratto, Matteo Ram
Altea
15,0 (9) 2 3 2 1 7
2 ITA 778 Marco Zammarchi, CORINTHIAN, Giacomo Fossati, Giovanni Bann, Bertola Niccolo’, Pietro Seghe
Taki 4
15,0 2 1 6 4 2 (8)
3 ITA 689 Michele Paoletti, Giulia Pignolo, Pietro Perelli, Diego Paoletti, Giovanna Micol
Strambapapà
19,0 3 6 1 (7) 3 6
4 ITA 693 Brescia Paolo, Ariberto Strobino, Stefano Orl, Jas Farnetti, Simon Sivitz
Melgina
20,0 (11) 3 8 1 4 4
5 GBR 694 Miles Quinton, CORINTHIAN, Geoff Carveth, Oliver Wells, Adam Brushett, Suzy Russell
GILL RACE TEAM
23,0 7 4 5 (8) 6 1
6 HUN 759 Ákos Csoltó, CORINTHIAN, Balázs Tomai, Botond Weöres, Mihály Kása
Seven_Five_Nine
25,0 5 5 2 5 8 (9)
7 SLO 726 Jure Jerkovic, CORINTHIAN, Emil Jerkovic, Blaz Kmetec, Tina Mrak, Dejan Presen
Atena
28,0 8 10 4 3 (ufd) 3
8 GER 677 Tarabochia Luis, CORINTHIAN, Sebastian Bühler, Marvin Frisc, Marco Tarabochia, Michael Tara
white room
33,0 4 8 9 (10) 7 5
9 EST 790 Tonu Toniste, CORINTHIAN, Toomas Toniste, Maiki Saaring, Tammo Otsasoo, Henri Tauts
Lenny
34,0 1 7 7 9 10 (14)
10 SUI 821 Hotz Jörg, CORINTHIAN, Felix Sarnthein, Michael Loose, Myrlin Tappolet, Rafael Bommer
Andele
42,0 6 9 (14) 6 9 12
11 ITA 636 Roberto Doria, CORINTHIAN, Davide Rapotez, Simone Viduli, Massimiliano Palmisano, Massim
Marrakech Express
54,0 12 12 13 15 (ufd) 2
12 GER 504 Gastl Sebastian, CORINTHIAN, Johannes Kaske, Raoul Heraeus, Julian Autenried
Disco Volante
54,0 15 13 10 (16) 5 11
13 GER 327 Thiermann Martin, CORINTHIAN, Maximilan Thierman, Johannes T, Nathalie Wojzok, Lorenz Suchy
Ballyhoo Reloaded
56,0 10 11 11 11 13 (dns)
14 ITA 528 Fabio Rochelli, CORINTHIAN, Daniela Semec, Pietro Fantoni, Lambertenghi P Antonia Contin
Zero24
64,0 (16) 16 12 14 12 10
15 ITA 433 Alfredo Liverani, CORINTHIAN, Riccardo Schiavi, Cristina Fab, Roberto De Palo, Umberto Geros
Wayset
65,0 14 15 (16) 12 11 13
16 GER 647 Jannes Wiedemann, CORINTHIAN, Hanna Busch, Jan Herrmann, Tom Tschilov, Victor Pruchniew
Ace
69,0 13 14 (15) 13 14 15




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