Record participation in the ninth edition of the 420&470 The Carnival Race, organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club, with the precious support of the Cozzi Parodi Group, in the magical location of Marina degli Aregai.
185 boats for the 420 class and 15 for the 470 class, coming from 13 countries: Spain, Germany, Great Britain, France, Poland, Greece, Lithuania, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Switzerland, Turkey and Italy make an appointment for four days of racing. The light wind and the calm sea made it possible to run 5 beautiful races with an applied margin.
In the general classification of the 420 Open class, the Spanish Badia – De Maqua took the top step of the podium, the Greeks Sotiriou-Koulouris second and the Spanish Mesquida-Villanueva third.
On the women's podium in the 420 class, great success for the Yacht Club Sanremo which takes home a first place with the Greganti – Lanteri crew and a fifth place with the Terzi – Gentili crew.
In second place were the German wehrle – Rinn, followed by the Italian Michelini – Bonifaccio.
First Under 17 women's crew for the Germans Spitz – Albani, first Open Under 17 for the Italians Vucetti – Bonifacio.
For the 470 class, the Italian crew of the Navy Ferrari – Caruso excelled. According to the Greeks Pappa – Michalopoulos. The Slovenians Mrack – Bozic came third.
The favorable conditions and a high-level organization have allowed this regatta to become one of the most popular in the world in the 420 class.
The Sanremo Yacht Club does not stop: next weekend the West Liguria Winter Championship will return to the Matuzian waters with the fourth and final stage "Festival della Vela", to then return to Marina degli Aregai with the appointment with the Kinder Cup Optimist class, scheduled from 3 to 5 March, where about 400 boats are expected. Also in March the classic International Italian Dragon Cup Paul&Shark trophy. Also in Marina degli Aregai on April 29 3 30 the Gianni Cozzi Trophy in its 17th edition with offshore sails and in May, from 12 to 20 the European Championships class 470.