Everything Is Ready For The Start Of Merchbanc Barcelona Winter Series

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27 January 2012

All is set at the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona to celebrate the third event of the Merchbanc Barcelona Melges 32 Winter Series, an event that aims to show the high acceptance of this high performance one design racing machine in Spain.

Currently the activity on docks and jetties of the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona is frantic and teams are finalizing every the detail, installation, commissioning and logistics ahead of the expected date.

Among those competing in the Merchbanc Balcelona Winter Series, are the Spanish-tried and true Bribón-Movistar with Marc de Antonio at the helm and Hugo Rocha on board, Javier Sherk’s Gunter and Cabinet Manager helmed by Paul Tuduri. From Germany arrives IMMAC-FRAM. All boats will try to oust the Japanese current leader Team Bros – that will count Manu Weiller among its crew – from the top of the ranking.

The competition starts tomorrow with the usual scheme at 2.00 pm: three stating procedures to heat the fleet and then a practice race.