Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series: THREE WINS IN A POINT AND 'TURNOVER'

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19 April 2010

Lerici, April 18, 2010 - The first stage Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series brings distortions to the top of the ranking for each buoy and three crews contained in only three points at the end of the weekend race.

At the final gong celebrates Turnover, the hull of the Reggini Sailing Team, reinforced by Renato Vallivero with Marco Perazzo at the helm (assisted by Stefano Orlandi tactics) author of a perfect crescendo of performance and results to reverse the prediction this morning that the saw shooting from behind. Turnover discards the opaque test yesterday (18) printing today on the race of Lerici progression winning a fifth, third and first in the final test of the day.

Behind Turnover anything goes with Hulk Stefano Di Properzio (Lorenzo Bressani calling tactics) credited the success after two excellent second places, but stumbled unexpectedly into two partial (17 and 10) do not allow them to go beyond the fourth. Who stands in front but is matriculation Reggini Sailing Team Francesco Farneti with Branko Brcin nearly the bang its debut in the Audi Melges 20 fleet and relegates itself to the third place, level on points, one of the candidates for the ultimate success, the Notary Team Luca Domenici and Andrea Casale. The Reggini Sailing Team then immediately enter the circle of big, while by the Team Notaro impresses the consistency of performance at the highest level (never more than fourth place), which is not to be overlooked in the championship.

The quintet is completed by head of Calvi Network Carlo Alberini (with Gabriele Benussi at right) already at ease at the helm Audi Melges 20 closing level on points with the Hulk, whose speed step in the fleet right now a reference point for all.

Just outside the five Value Team, the defending champion, in this two days alternating performances of the highest value (such as yesterday's recovery from the last place to ninth, or winning the first race today with posting abysmal) to not amnesia usual for the team Benedetto Giallongo granite.

Audi Sailing Series Races back in two weeks with no stage 2 reserved for the Melges 32 class, scheduled on the race of Scarlino.

Final overall standings of the first stage Audi Melges 20 Sailing Series 2010

1 - Turnover (Perazzo / Orlandi) (18), 5,3,1: pt. 9
2 - Reggini Sailing Team (Farneti / Brcin) 1, (12.2), 1.8: pt.10
3 - Team Notaro (Domenici / Casale) 3,3,4,4: pt.10
4 - Hulk (Di Properzio / Bressani) 2.2, (17), 10 pt.14
5 - Calvi Network (Alberini / Benussi) 5,4,5, (5): pt. 14
6 - Value Team (Giallongo / Fonda) 9,1,6, (17): pt. 16
7 - Sei Tu 20 (Morina / Bolzan) 4, (13), 7.7: pt. 18
8 - 3menda (Albano / Desiderato) (11), 9,9,2: pt.20
9 - Cheyenne (Strocchi / Rocha) 4, (13), 7.7: pt. 23
10 - Thule (Rubbini / M.Ivaldi) 8, (15), 13.6: pt. 27

Followed by 16 other crews.

Stefano Bareggi / b.plan
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