Sugar 3 and Arabela : IY 11.98 double world podium

Here we go again, Italia Yachts 11. 98 Sugar 3 owned by Ott Kikkas wins for the second consecutive time the ORC World Championship, just concluded in Kiel. To the credit of the excellent Estonian team also the victory of the world title in 2019, in Cres in Croatia, with the boat fresh from the launch. "It was a very tough week. Three days of inshore with 25/30 knots as a start, then sticks, then a 90-mile long race with a sunset start and to close two races on the buoys under a cold pouring rain where, however, we managed to clearly dominate the fleet (which, to tell the truth, they did for 7 races out of 10 ed) " says Paolo Bucciarelli in a message sent as soon as he crossed the finish line. "This time in particular the level was very high. At least six boats could have been on the top step of the podium, including Arabela and the other IY 11.98, but also the fearsome Swedes of Pro4You and the two J22s". However, the eight-point lead between Sugar 3 (15.5) and the second-placed Matilda 4 (23.5) remains. The winning team: Skipper Sandro Montefusco with Paolo Bucciarelli, Matteo Polli, Matteo Ivaldi, Maurizio Loberto, Ots Siim, Marjaliisa Umb , and Karl Robert Trink and of course owner Ott Kikkas. Another fine placing for Italia Yachts is that of Raimondas Šiugzdinis' IY 11.98 Arabela, from Lithuania, which occupies the third step of the podium in the overall ORC World Championship standings, and which wins the rainbow title in the Corinthian division, with a non-professional crew: friends and good sailors to whom our applause goes. Raimondas Šiugzdinis Nikanorovas, Andrius, Kliučinskas, Klaudio, Sakalauskas Ramunas, Eidukevičius Nerijus, Jurgelevičius Tomas , Kriaučiūnas Tomas , Roškus Vilius "It is the best result a Lithuanian team has ever achieved in an ORC championship," said Andrius Nikanorovas "and it will be an inspiration for other teams in our country. Owner Siugzdinis also confirmed that they are racing regularly with younger crews, to inspire and prepare a new generation of teams in offshore sailing

Sugar 3 e Arabela

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