Mind the Gap leads wins ORC Sportboat European Championship

Chioggia, Italy – With today’s final two inshore races completed in light air and among approaching rain and storms, Andrea Cavagnis and his all-Italian team on the FAT 26 Mind the Gap still managed to overcome the unstable weather to claim overall victory in the 2016 edition of the ORC Sportboat European Championship. Hosted by Portodimare and sanctioned by the Offshore Racing Congress, this event featured four days of racing…

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Same leader but more wind in ORC Sportboat Europeans Day 3

With the best breeze yet in the series – a perfect 10 to 12 knots – race organizers today from Portodimare managed to run four inshore races in Day 3 of the ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016. And while the leader remains the same – Andrea Cavagnis’s FAT 26 Mind the Gap, who once again won every race – the results have shifted around to reflect some outstanding performances among…

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Mind the Gap wins coastal race, extends their lead in Chioggia

Another sunny day with light winds greeted the 40 teams racing today in Day Two of the ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016. The start of the coastal race of just over 22 miles was set for 1100, an hour later to let the winds build a little more than the morning’s 5 knots. Later in the day this built to 8 knots by the end of the first lap of…

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Mind the gap leads in ORC Sportboat European Championship

Chioggia, Italy – Under the warm Adriatic sun and a gentle 6-8 knot breeze, racing began today at the ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016, organized by Circolo Velico Il Portodimare di Padova and the Offshore Racing Congress, with two inshore races held of the nine total races intended in the format that runs through Sunday, May 29th. After two races among the 40 competitors from six countries competing in the…

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Intense activity in preparation for the ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016

Just south of Venice in the port town of Chioggia there is tremendous excitement as preparations are underway now for Thursday’s official start of the 2016 edition of the ORC Sportboat European Championship, organized by the Circolo Velico Il Portodimare di Padova in collaboration with the Offshore Racing Congress. After months of planning and preparation, a record number of 46 entries hailing from Russia, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France and…

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Campionato Europeo Sportboat, superati i 50 pre iscritti

Sportboat European Championship, exceeded 50 pre subscribers

Fifteen days to go Sportboat European Championship in 2016 and Chioggia , home of the event organized by the Sailing Club The Portodimare of Padua , has officially started the countdown that will end on May 24 with the opening of the international event that will bring to town a class event international after 24 years of absence . A success of the organizing committee, especially in terms of participation…

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coppa metamauco orc sportboat european championship 2016

The Metamauco cup, warm up of ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016

From 20 to 21 of may Chioggia will host the nineteenth edition of Metamauco Cup, the offshore race organized by Circolo della Vela Mestre and Yacht Club Vicenza. The regatta will be a good opportunity as a warm-up for the boats that will participate in the next week to ‘ ‘ ORC Sportboat European Championship 2016. Information and registration at cdvm@circolovelamestre.it

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Entry lists growing for the 2016 Sportboat European

Il Portodimare di Padova Sailing Club held a press conference for the presentation of their hosting of the European ORC Sportboat Championship 2016 scheduled to take place in Chioggia (Italy) from May 24 till May 29. The event program will be as follows: after 2 days that will be focused both on registration and measurement, there will be four days of racing, with one race dedicated to be on a…

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