NÄSTA

Norwegian Nergaard and His Crew Win 2010 5.5 Scandinavian Gold Cup

September 09, 2010 @ 19:20:13   Foto ©5.5 Class

5.5 Class Logo

1 AV 2

With a score of two for Norway and one for Switzerland on Friday night and therefore only those two boats remaining in the competition, Saturday's race number 4 was likely to be very interesting.


Both the Swiss and the Norwegian boats had an excellent start. Then defending champion Nergaard deployed and mastered his match racing tactics. He successfully took the lead over the Swiss boat and sailed to the victory with his crew composed of Peer Moberg and Petter Morland Pedersen winning the Scandinavian Gold Cup in 5.5 Metre for the third time consecutively.

In the Royal Kaag Classic Cup, a fleet racing series reserved to the 5.5 Classic division, three boats were competing. Italian boat 'Carabella' helmed by Alfredo Delli won the the regatta and the Cup for the sixth time in a row!

The 5.5 Metre World Championship 2010 is scheduled to start on Monday September 6th at Circolo Vela Torbola. Seven races and more than thirty 5.5m will be competing.


About the International 5.5 Metre Class
The International 5.5 Metre Class is a class of racing yachts initially designed under the rules of the International Sailing Federation or ISAF.

Yachts of the Class are not identical but have to be strictly built as per the Class Rating Rules. We estimate that approximately 800 boats have been built around the World. The Class is divided in three divisions: Modern, Evolution and Classic.

More about the Class at: http://www.5.5class.org



KOMMENTERA

Security Image

RELATERADE ARTIKLAR

LÄS SENASTE NUMRET

page1

DE FEM MEST LÄSTA

Veckans 5 mest lästa: Skräckscener ...

Titt som tätt överraskar ni läsare med att visa extra stort intresse för en del inlägg. Man skulle kunna tro att det är lätt att förutspå vilka ...

Otroligt filmklipp med fridykare oc...

Under inspelningen av en dokumentär i Norge, kom detta filmteam nära en flock me...

Volvo Ocean Race-skeppare får sparken

I fredags, dagen innan starten av första inport-racet gick AkzoNobel ut med att skepp...

Obesegrad Guichard vann Alicante Ma...

 På en dag med perfekta seglingsförhållanden rundade Yann Guichards ...

Man överbord - räddas mitt i Clippe...

Andrew Taylor ombord på båten Doire blir i detta klipp räddad efter att h...




















































x