Great conditions in Rolex Capri Sailing Week


21 May 2018

  A week of inshore and offshore sailing in stunning Capri concluded with a cheerful, spectacular Prize-giving ceremony in the Piazzetta of Capri, crowded with tourists and sailors, concluding the 2018 Rolex Capri Sailing Week which saw more than a thousand sailors and 121 boats in the regatta.

In ORC-A Group the 2016 ORC Class A World Champion Freccia Rossa was first in the Race division, while Ulika of Stefano Masi (RCC Tevere e Remo) won in the Cruising Class 0, Chestress 3 of Ghislanzoni (YC Italiano) in the Cruising Class 1 and Nicola De Gemmis’s Morgan IV won the Cruising Class 2.

In ORC-B Group X-Real (Il Portodimare) won in Class 3 and Fabio Cosentino’s Nereis is in second place. In Class 4 the Neapolitan yacht Suakin II of Francesco Golia (RYCC Savoia) is in first place (5th overall).

MYLIUS – Final thrilling with three boats in the standings on equal points, but today Ars Una (Biscarini-Rocchi) won the last race and the Mylius Cup, followed by Aldo Parisiotto’s Oscar 3 and Vincenzo Addessi’s Frà Diavolo.

MAXI – All confirmed even after the last race of the Maxi yachts, with the final victory of Pepe Cannonball and owner Dario Ferrari (YC Costa Smeralda) despite the victory on the last day of Alex Shaerer’s Caol Ila R (YCCS), who finishes in second place; third is Jethou of the English baronet Sir Peter Ogden.

Among the racer/cruisers Roberto Lacorte’s Supernikka is firmly in first place in the final ranking, followed by Lorina 1895, the Swan 601 of Jean Pierre Barjon (YC De France); and in third position is Spectre of Peter Dubens (Royal Thames Yacht Club).



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