Saturday, January 14, 2017

Monaco J/70 Winter Series- Act III Preview

J/70s sailing off Monte Carlo, Monaco (Monte Carlo, Monaco)- Sailing concurrently as Key West Race Week on the lovely, sunny Mediterranean is the European J/70 fleet.  From January 13th to 15th, YC Monaco will be running the third Act of their Monaco J/70 Winter Series for an incredibly competitive, closely-packed fleet of thirty-one boats.

Russian J/70 teamThe fleet is remarkably diverse, with crew coming from ten nations across Europe, including Austria, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Norway, Russia, Switzerland and Sweden.  While the winner of the last Act is not sailing, Lera Kovalenko, Russia’s top woman sailor, will be back on ARTTUBE to defend her series leading position and, hopefully, post another podium finish.  Chasing her fast crew from Moscow, Russia will be YC Monaco’s own Stefano Roberti on PICCININA, Herve Maiano’s SOPWITH CAMEL, Royal Swedish YC’s Anders Kemmler on DYNAMANT RACING, Andreas Spiegel’s Austrian team on PFANDER, and Stephan Molle’s German crew on GRUN SOFTWWARE AG.  For more YC Monaco J/70 Winter Series sailing information