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Porto Rotondo, 24th September 2017 - The first edition of La Lunga Bolina & Coastal Race Sardinia ended with the prizegiving ceremony in the clubhouse of the Yacht Club Porto Rotondo, where Count Luigi Donà dalle Rose, Honorary President, Roberto Azzi, President of the association, and Alessandro Maria Rinaldi, President of the Este 24 class and delegate to the Altura of the Circolo Canottieri Aniene did the honors.
After a start with 32 boats of which 14 E24 monotypes, 14 boats Altura with White Sails, the organization "Vita da Amare" and 3 boats Altura race, the offshore race has extended along 40 miles between Mortoriotto, Bisce, Secca tremonti, Monks, Mortoriotto and finish line in Porto Rotondo. He first cut the boat of the Circolo Canottieri Aniene, Loli Fast Aniene, thus winning the line honour in front of the J109 Chestress and third placed Vezzi Miei. Winner in plywood the boat Chestress.
For the Este24 monotypes, it was an intense three-day race with three races on Friday, a Coastal Race with an ad hoc 16-mile course between the islands of Li Poveri and Li Nibani, and three more club races on Sunday, which constituted the 5th stage of the National Circuit.
The final victory went to the crew Aniene Young of Luca Tubaro, who brings the colors of the Circolo Canottieri Aniene , which with this victory confirms its leadership in the E24 National Circuit. Runner-up Esterica 2 of the Yacht Club Porto Rotondo who lined up the team that had qualified for the final of the Italian Sailing League right in the waters of the Costa Smeralda. Third place goes to Michelangelo Tardioli’s Supersilvietta.
Aniene Young, former circuit leader, has always found the right pace and increased - race after race - the advantage over opponents however combative, demonstrating the high technical level and competitive rate achieved by the fleet. Today, in the decisive heat, he caught a 3-1-1 that silenced the ambitions of Esterica 2 and Supersilvietta (Michelangelo Tardioli), the most credited to hinder his triumphal journey, by virtue of the classification very short emerged Saturday after the coastal race.
There was no lack of social events in the evocative setting of the Club , with the crew party on Friday and the cocktail party at the award ceremony that ended a three-day fun and full of emotions that, against all odds, saw the sun shine and bring a nice breeze that allowed to conclude the program of race.
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"We are very happy to have organized this regatta format in collaboration with friends of the Roman circle" - said the Honorary President Donà delle Rose - "by great fans of the sea and sports, this weekend we attended a beautiful sailing party. See you next year!"
"It was a hard-fought victory, we give credit to Esterica who gave us a hard time every day", the comment of Luca Tubaro , skipper of Aniene Young, "today was an uphill start, but we recovered, winning well the following two races, the pitch of the boat is really good, we are very satisfied"
"I thank the Club for the great hospitality and kindness in welcoming one of the most numerous fleets of monotype and the famous Coastal Race regatta combined with the offshore race La Lunga Bolina", the greeting of Alessandro M. Rinaldi, also as a representative of the Aniene, "With great satisfaction we completed this beautiful first edition, in a spectacular theater of the archipelago of La Maddalena.
We had a lot of fun in the match race between Chestress and Loli Fast Aniene, with the inclusion of half ton Vezzi Miei"