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D-One Gold Cup at Riva Del Garda - Day 1

by Chris Sallis 17 Sep 2016 09:22 BST 16-18 September 2016
D-One Gold Cup at Lake Garda day 2 © Edoardo Baj Macario

The fleet of 25 D-Ones from six nations enjoyed two races in a 15knt northerly Pela wind. Mario Rabbo ITA and Tomai Balazs HUN made the break away with Mario winning and Nick Craig GBR moving up to second after Tomai made a mistake at the finish.

The wind was shifting more for the second race and the first beat saw gains and losses on either side. This time Nick and Mario moved ahead with Nick taking the bullet and Mario second. Tim Garvin GBR rounded out the top three.

With close racing throughout the fleet and some classic Lake Garda down wind rides everyone returned to shore to share their stories from the day over a beer and a plate of pasta at the club.

Results after day 1:

PosSail NoHelmR1R2Pts
1GBR 5Craig Nick F DURENFIELD213
2ITA 135Rabbò Mario Circolo Nautico Rapallo123
3GBR 419Hawkes Simon P.S.U.K.5712
4CZE 40Marek Bachtík Yacht Klub Jestrabi9413
5GBR 410Sallis Chris Gt Yarmouth & Gorleston4913
6ITA 4Pontremoli Beppe Yacht Club Italiano8513
7HUN 119Tomai Balàzs DOVSE31114
8HUN 10Szamòdy Tamàs BYC61016
9GBR 72Garvin Tim Queen Mary SC14317
10HUN 767Gyula Gémesi DOVSE11617
11POL 120Machel Piotr UKS Wiking10818
12ITA 41Pontremoli Riccardo Yacht Club Italiano71219
13SUI 7Rüfenacht Patrick YCB151429
14GBR 420Birbeck Paul Wimbleball sc121931
15ITA 315Ciferri Enrico YCI181331
16ITA 10Toccoli Fabio CVT161632
17SUI 27Mutti Michael RCO171835
18UK 55Ward Ken South Shield201737
19HUN 122Géza Matyasovszki DOVSE231538
20GBR 8Orman Nick Castle Cove SC13dnf39
21ITA 24Buzzi Tommaso Lni Savona192140
22SUI 53Erni Michel RCO222042
23GBR 502Gray Steve gygsc212344
24SUI 101Andreas Von Arx Zurcher Segelclub242246
25SUI 22Tellenbach Peter RCOdnfdnc52

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