The fight for the podium has been tough until the very last race as the top teams were all tied in a bunch of points. With partial scores of 6.,3.,2. the American entry War Canoe of Mike Goldfarb managed to preserve the overall lead and take the regatta win.
The second event of the 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series kicks off with a full day of racing in the spectacular Slovenian bay of Piran. After having left the moorings of Yacht Club Marina Portoroz for the start at 12.00 as by schedule, the twenty-five participating crews of eleven nations have completed three races with Northerly breeze that progressively went decreasing in the afternoon.
After the 2018 season opener in Punta Ala in March, the international Melges 24 fleet gets back on the water – this time moving to the Adriatic Sea and benefiting from the wonderful hospitality of Yacht Club Marina Portoroz, where from April 27th to 29th the second event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2018 will be raced, in coincidence with the Alpe Adria Cup.
As a proud sponsor of Melges 24 event, Grand Casinò Portorož will host a Welcome Party for all the participants on Friday 27 April from 8pm. The evening will include a welcome drink, a guided tour through the fascinating game halls and some proper bingo fun with the chance to win 100.000€!