Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Melges 24 Blowout

Photo credit: Rolex / Daniel Forster
Rolex Baltic Week
Rough weather with stormy gusts on the Bay of Neustadt caused spectacular sailing conditions for the participants of the Rolex Baltic Week on Tuesday (21 August). Some of the 74 teams competing in the Melges 24 European Championship suffered material damages, but no major injuries. The “Blu Moon” from Switzerland with helmsman Flavio Favini defended the overall lead by nine points ahead of the Italian “Uka Uka” skippered by Lorenzo Bressani. The “Lenny” crew and skipper Toenu Toeniste from Estonia remained the leading Corinthian team.