Pisa – Yesterday the weather forecast was not really promising but today the waters out of the “Porto di Pisa” offered another superb day of sailing. In fact today has been the windier day of the event with a nice south westerly breeze picking up to 12 knots.
Seven races also today has been concluded and racing has never been so tight during the week.
Pro Mattias Dhalstrom and his team managed to adjust the course to the variation of the wind speed securing a beautiful race one after the others.
Today score reflected this tight racing with just 3 points in between the first and the last of the day with lot of ties.
The overall winner of the event has been decided at the last race of the day with Section 16, helmed by Richard Davies, just in front of GAC Pindar helmed by Peter Nicholas.
This was not enough and GAC Pindar secured the final win with a total score of 47Pts, 3 points ahead of Section 16, in second place, with 50 points.
Third overall Vitamina Veloce, helmed by the Andrea Lacorte sailing well in his home water.
Prize giving has been held straight after the arrival of the teams onshore.
A special thanks went to the hosting location “Porto di Pisa” and its chief executive Simone Tempesti for the nice hospitality across these three days of great sailing, to the “Yacht Club Repubblica Marinara di Pisa” and its president Roberto Lacorte for the outstanding support and , last but not least, to the “151 Miglia” one of the top mediterranean ORC events that will start next week from the same location of the “Porto di Pisa”.
Cetilar, the title sponsor of the Sailing Series, offered a test area of its “sport range products” presented by professional physiotherapist masseurs that have been truly appreciated by the Competitors and the Guests.
Next event of the Cetilar Sailing Series will be in Norway, from 7th to the 10th of June in the beautiful Kristiansand.