At the Yacht club de Monaco has launched the 36-th festival of sailing Primo Cup – Trophée Credit Suisse. Within it are five regattas. Two of them in classes J/70 and Melges 20 – compete and Russian teams.
Class J/70 has gathered more than respectable campaign – 64 teams from nearly two dozen countries. The more pleasant that by the end of the first day and three races ahead of the Russian Elf skipper Mikhail Sheremetyev – 6 points (three to the second coming).
The closest pursuer – American Furio Keith Whittemore – 12 points (parishes 6 – 5 – 1). In the third place, the Swiss Cer Arrotec Nelson Metro 23 points (9 – 3 – 11).
At the 6th place Amaiz Vyacheslav Martynov, acting under the flag of Cyprus. And of the teams under the Russian flag closest to the leaders ArtTube Rus1 Valeria Kovalenko, which is on the 18th place (63 points, parishes 29 – 30 – 4).
In the regatta of the Melges 20 class participants only 6, while four of them are under the Russian flag, and two more under the flag of Monaco, but all skippers are our compatriots. Then after the first day and three races,… a trilateral power! 10 points scored by a team of Vadim Yakimenko (parishes 6 – 3 – 1), Alex Team Alexander Mikhailik (4 – 1 – 5) and the team of Leonid Altukhov (2 – 4 – 4).monaco