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Fireball Europeans at Acquafresca, Brenzone, Lake Garda - Overall

by Dave Hall 5 Aug 2016 09:47 BST 30 July - 6 August 2016
Claude Mermod and Ruedi Moser from Switzerland win the Fireball Europeans at Lake Garda © Yacht Club Acquafresca

The European Champions are Claude Mermod and Ruedi Moser from Switzerland. With a spectacular scoreline and a consistency in the trying conditions that was impressive to say the least.

The last 2 races of the championship were held in almost classic Garda conditions, it was however still full of holes and shifts and in the first race of the day if you got planted in the middle of the course you were history. The left got away with it and the right as per the text book took those who were there in to hyper drive and were never seen again.

After the Swiss team the next three places were all filled by Czech teams with Allan and Christina Tyler being the first British boat.

The prize giving was held on the edge of the lake in the setting sun and the European fleet were invited to meet again in Lyme Regis for the 2017 European Championship.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoCrewR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10Pts
1SUI 14799CLAUDE MERMOD & Moser Ruedi‑125124121‑8117
2CZE 15019KUBOVY MARTIN & ROCEK BORAN‑9‑106122969439
3CZE 15131CAP MILAN & PROCHAZKA FILIP118‑1312‑151075246
4CZE 15040HOJEK MILAN & PREIBISCHOVA MICHAELA2216333611(ufd)(ufd)46
5GBR 15086TYLER ALLAN & Christina Tyler43‑211114183‑26549
6GBR 15113WADE DAVID & RAYNER BEN‑227285111810(ufd)52
7GBR 15120HOREY VINCE & PLATT SAM1319510‑20‑248220380
8CZE 15110VERNER JAROSLAV & WINELER PAUEL7(ocs)156913135(dns)1280
9CZE 14931CECHURA JIRI & CECHURA18‑2517710911‑3511083
10SUI 14859HAERDI‑LANDERER CHRISTINA & Cedric Landerer114720‑271414122‑2184
11GBR 15112SAYCE DAVID & RUSSELL THORNE8‑3534‑252152516789
12GBR 15070POPPLE PHILIP & Philip Popple(dsq)61319178416‑24689
13GBR 15122HALL DAVID & MASTERMAN ALICE1094‑2111‑251214171895
14CZE 15079KORANOVA MICHAELA & MARZIKOVA LENKA320‑311215‑28718131199
15CZE 15109NAPRAVNIKOVA KORANOVA JOHANA & NAPRAVNIK JAKUB1414121775‑2517‑1814100
16CZE 14827KORAN PETR & KUASNIK MILAN5‑2719‑2314719131213102
17CZE 14949MUDRA MARTIN & MUDRA6‑291116619‑4224279118
18GBR 14946BARKER ANDY & BARKER JACKIE158‑27268201621‑3122136
19GBR 14791GOACHER STEVE & CHESNEY STEVE‑28131892110‑29272325146
20ITA 15084BRESCIA PAOLO & STROBINO ARIBERTO271792216‑3717‑282520153
21SLO 14989Kocjancic Matija & Kocjancic Marko(dnf)123515181734(ufd)ufd160
22CZE 14809JANDEROVO KLORA & BIDLOVA JITKA16‑32‑321419272430228160
23GER 14508NOLLE JORG & LEEMANN ROGER202310252612(dns)(dsq)2124161
24CZE 15108SNAJDR MILAN & SNAJDR MATEJ2330‑383222626(dns)717163
25CZE 14981JEDLICKA JAN & STRONC JAN1922222813‑39312611(ufd)172
26CZE 14820STRUNCOVA MICHAELA & SKODA MICHAL252623(ufd)2430211015(ufd)174
27ITA 15054PALERMI FABIO & CAPIZZI ANTONIO3021345(dsq)2923‑40332177
28RSA 14904PARKER ANTHONY & PARKER DIANE26282627‑29162823‑3323197
29ITA 14895BORZANI STEVEN & Matteo Brescia‑3733303323‑402037419199
30BEL 15039MEYNENDONCKX BART & DE ROECK FRANCIS211528‑41‑371822313629200
31ITA 14953LEONE GIORGIO & Vincenzo Roselli33‑392039‑42343391426208
32ITA 14382ZORZI CARLO & marco maero17‑361424312227‑32dne30221
33GBR 15081QUINLAN BILLIE & QUINLAN JESSICA‑4416413630311529(dsq)28226
34BEL 14445PEERLINCK ROEL & Roel Peerlinck‑353124292823303434(dns)233
35SUI 14921MAJA SUTER BRUNNER & Thomas Boehm‑4111371834‑4336392931235
36FRA 14403MINET GAOL & LE CALVEZ CHARLES243839‑423233‑41203816240
37ITA 14919BERTINI ENRICA & Umberto Cocuzza292440‑43363832‑441939257
38NAM 15047ALLERS NIKOLAI & ALLERS PASCAL324236313932‑43(dsq)3215259
39SUI 14863WOSPI INES & Philipp Koebel39‑464445(dnf)423819627260
40CZE 14864VEIT MARTIN & KREJZA FILIP31412930‑4635‑45332834261
41SUI 15063ERNE MIANNE & Clay Poulson343443(ufd)33‑4640153033262
42GBR 15056SNOWDON COLIN & HILES KAREN‑42373338‑432637413735284
43ITA 15057MINONI ANDREA & CAMPO ERIK384025354036(dsq)36‑4338288
44ITA 14491MONOSILIO MARIA LETIZIA & Francesco Ganimede4318‑464038‑4739434037298
45SUI 14824GAUTSCHI THOMAS & Manuela Liechti3643‑483744‑4834453936314
46BEL 14829LERNOUT BERT & LERNOUT KURT(dnf)(dnf)423435413522dnsdns321
47ITA 13118BORDON ZANILLO & Mattia Bordon404445‑494145‑47464141343
48ITA 14305FIORE REBECCA & Fiore Giacomo(dnf)45‑5048474444423542347
49SUI 14602WIDMER FRITZ & MAUTE MENDONCA EMANUEL4647474445‑4948‑494240359
50ITA 14303GRASSINI MARCO & MESSINEO ALBERTO45(dnf)494650514948(ufd)44382
51GBR 14843WHITE JEREMY & ORTON GAYNOR4949(dns)474954(dns)3844dns386
52BEL 15135VERMEIREN THOMAS & VERDYCR MARIJKE(dnf)485150535050(dnf)4545392
53FRA 11059HERNANDEZ DENIS & HERNANDEZ ESTEBAN47(dnf)5253485246(dsq)ufd43397
54BEL 14130VERMEIREN TOM & VAN HASSEL THOMAS48(dnf)54525255(dnf)47dns47411
55ITA 13119TENTONI ALBERTO & Beatrice Gillone(dnf)(dnf)53515153dnfdns4646412

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