On Saturday in Malcesine on lake Garda kicked off the raffle of the Russian Cup, Russian cup in the class Melges 20.
The traditional regatta is held in the 7th time (except that first it was called the Russian Open). Its first winner was in 2014, the crew of “Synergy” (Valentin Zavadnikov, Nikolay Kornev and Alexander Ekimov). In the current year in the Russian cup attended by 20 teams, including 9 – under the Russian flag. Three of them and headed to the Protocol after two races.
In the first position – Meduza Pavel Grachev (that’s her you see in the photo; unfortunately, it is not operational picture him a couple of months): in the opening race the team came first, second was the eighth. The same points – 9 (4th and 5th wards) – at Russotrans Yuri Morozov. Well and in third place – Russian Bogatyrs Igor Rytov. Regatta “Heroes” began neither good, nor bad – was only 11, but in the second race came first. In the end, -12 points. And everything will be decided in the second and final day of the regatta short.
Detailed results of the first day –