July 19, 2019
"Battleship" is third
In Portugal, Cascais continues the battle of the strongest yachtsmen on the planet at the next stage 52 SUPER SERIES. All three days of the regatta water area gives wonderful racing conditions: a moderate wave and wind exceeding 25 knots makes the race very dynamic and exciting.
The preliminary leader of the regatta, American Quantum Racing, managed to break away by 6 points from his pursuers, then Italian Azzurra, followed by Russian Bronenosec with five points behind.
The St. Petersburg Yacht Club team rolled back to fourth place in one of the races of the second race day because of the 7th ward, but on Thursday both races were in bronze, which allowed Vladimir Lyubomirov’s team to take the third place in the overall standings.
“We could have been second in one of the races of today,” said Aleksei Kulakov, batman of the Battleship team,. – Difficult day, the top sign was installed closer to the coast, and the wind approaches were up to 50 degrees with a wind strength of about 25 knots. There were sharp gains that needed to be worked out clearly. The mood of the team is excellent, the main thing is not to lose concentration in each race. "
There are still two racing days ahead, the Germans are just two points behind third place behind Platoon and four South Africans behind Phoenix.
PR-director of the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg
Results after three racing days –
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