Friday, January 15, 2016

J/70 CARPE DIEM Honored @ Yacht Club Monaco

HRH Prince Albert of Monaco honoring J/70 sailor Jacopo Carrain (Monte Carlo, Monaco)- At the Yacht Club de Monaco’s traditional Winter Cocktail, when Club President HSH Prince Albert II welcomes new members, the YC Monaco Awards– Trophée Credit Suisse 2015 were held to pay tribute to the Club’s top sailors.

The J/70 Monaco Class President Jacopo Carrain, instigator of the J/70 class’s first European Championship held at YC Monaco in October 2015, dominated the J/70 Monaco Championship and the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2014-2015.  In addition, Carrain also was noted for his excellent performance at the J/70 World Championship in La Rochelle, France- top Monegasque team at 14th overall sailing CARPE DIEM MON-458.  In addition, Carrain’s team was also 6th overall in the J/70 Europeans and was, again, top Monegasque team.

Instigated by the Russian sailor Valentin Zavadnikov in 2013, the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series offers a high level program of monthly training regattas for one-designs throughout the winter for experienced teams wanting to train for the upcoming season’s big meetings.  The next event takes place from January 15th to 17th- Act III of the J/70 Monaco Winter Series