Day 3 at Imperia Winter Regatta: despite the rain on the Flower Riviera races have been sailed for all classes.
Imperia, December 6th 2014 – Rainy weather today on the Flower Riviera and on 25th IWR’s race courses. Cloudy sky and rain featured this day, with unstable wind and low visibility in the morning, so the Race Committi had to postpone the races for the afternoon. Around 1.00 pm finally the conditions were ok for racing and warning signals were flown to all 420 and 470 classes, and very competitive starts happen. 2 races each class have been sailed with North-Easterly wind, 12 knots average and long waves from South East, with conditions becoming a bit harder on the end and during the coming back to the port.
Here the results after 3 days of races
- SUI 55179 – Bachelin Maxime, Maschio, Pittet Philippe, CVV/YCB
- ITA 54907 – Peroni Dimitri, Maschio, Cecchini Michele, 390-14-FRAGLIA V MALCESINE ASS
- ESP 55539 – Mas Depares Santi, Maschio, Mas Depares Luis, CNM
- ITA 55101 – Ratti Erica Edda, Femmina, Tamburini Alice, 151-04-ASS SPORT DIL CENTRO VE
- FRA 54902 – Lefort Marina, Femmina, Granier Lara, SR Antibes
- ITA 55176 – Rio Demi, Femmina, Coluzzi Maria, 390-14-FRAGLIA V MALCESINE ASS
- ITA 29 – Sivitz Kosuta Simon, Farneti Jas, 374-13-Y C CUPA ASS SPORT DIL
- ESP 1 – Charles Villa David, Charles Villa Alex, Club Nautic El Balis
- UKR 9 – Borys Shvets, Pavlo Matsuev, Spartak
Tomorrow the last day of IWR 2014 with 3 races for 420’s and 2 for 470’s in the schedule. Starting time will be 10.30 am, but will be definitely confirmed in the morning after the Weather forecast check.
Sunday december 7th:
races for all classes
prizegiving after races
IWR is organized by Yacht Club Imperia in partnership with Assonautica Imperia and the cooperation of GoImperia, the Town of Imperia/Culture and Event Department, Coast Guard of Imperia, Region of Liguria Administration/Sport Department.
Main sponsor are: MYMOBI e MYTV.
Eventi s supported by: Fratelli Carli, Linea Mediterranea, Uno Communications, In.Net, Supermercati Simply-SMA, Latte Alberti.
Technical cooperation by: Gruppo Volontari della Protezione Civile SS Trinità di Imperia, Istituto Tecnico Nautico “Andrea Doria”, Istituto Professionale Sez. Operatori del Mare “Guglielmo Marconi”.
The Circolo Velico Imperiese had been founded in 1946 and never stopped to promote sailing activities in the town. In 2006 changes name into Yacht Club Imperia, becoming one of the most active sailing club, with one of the strongest and most popular sailing school in Italy, and with a remarkable palmares of results gained by its athlets, and organizing many important event and other sport-social activities as the sailing school for blind people (Homerus project).
Assonautica Imperia is an association supported by the Chamber of Commerce that develop and promote marine and sea activities, focusing on increase the value of these opportunities in the Province of Imperia. The main event directly organized by Assonautica Imperia is “Vele d’Epoca di Imperia”, included in the “Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge”, one of the most important event for Vintage yachts in the Mediterranean (www.veledepoca.com). Also Assonautica Imperia is cooperating with the Yacht Club and Sailing Club in the Province.
GoImperia is a company owned by the Town of Imperia that manages also the touristic marina in Porto Maurizio and the big boat mooring in the port of Oneglia. Now at its first year of activity, GoImperia engages in the development of all sports and sailing events inside the marina, giving the necessary logistic support.
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