The top six teams extend their margin over the bottom four and get to play it out tomorrow in the Gold Fleet and the final match-race
Garda keeps delivering amazing sailing days, on day three of the 69F Women Foiling Gold Cup, today, the Southern breeze, Ora, filled in a little later than expected but grew steady and it was soon above 10 knots, just what the PRO David Bartol was waiting for to start the racing sequence. Seven races were finished in perfect foiling conditions, in which the top six teams managed to improve their skills and extend their margin over the bottom four.
Team Jajo DutchSail (NED) is the best of the week, American Magic 1 (USA) follows right behind, Società Velica Barcola e Grignano (ITA) is third, VMG Racing (NZL) fourth, American Magic 2 (USA) is fifth and Team Profand Spain closes in sixth. These are the six teams that will access the Gold Fleet tomorrow: five races at the end of which, the top two will go on and duel in a best-of-three match race to determine the winner of the first ever 69F Women Foiling Gold Cup.
Women’s AC Team Germany, Team Australia Challenge, Orient Express Racing Team and Team Canada Women’s Cup Team will have to attend as spectators the final phases of the regatta tomorrow.
Avant Garde, Gottifredi Maffioli, Harken, North Sails, Vakaros, QI Composites, Vela Mania, Fraglia Vela Malcesine, Acquaviva WT, Cantine di Verona
The 69F project is the result of the commitment and skills of athletes, engineers and communication entrepreneurs who believe in the future of sailing hydrofoil and its affirmation in the world of professional regattas as well as in the world of lifestyle and amateur sport.
The 69F team developed and built an innovative high-performance boat, they designed captivating and sustainable competition formats and a sailing academy to train future young flying sailors and to entertain everyone, from pros to amateurs, with the aim of providing the ultimate foiling experience.