At the end of the first day of racing valid for the OM International Ledro Match Race, an event included in the World Match Racing Tour calendar, the British sailor James Pinder leads the Round Robin ranking.
The British helmsman has won all seven matches sailed and with a score equal to 100% he looks down on Italian Rocco Attili, winner of six duels out of seven (85.7%), the Polish sailor Igor Tarasiuk, winner in five of the six matches in which he was involved (83.3%) and the American Dave Hood who, with five wins out of eight (62.5%), occupies the provisional fourth place.
Forty matches were completed thanks to the tireless work of volunteers and Race Officials who, led by the President of the Race Committee Fabio Barrasso, managed to complete the daily program in just over five hours: thanks to the presence of an Ora which blew between 7 and 12 knots, proving to be quite stable in direction throughout the day.
“I was afraid that restarting the organizational machine after two years of inactivity due to the pandemic would have been more difficult, however, having solved some small technical problems, the day went smoothly and with many races completed: a small masterpiece of which I must to give credit to the working group of the Associazione Vela Lago di Ledro and to the Race Officials, as well as to the favorable weather conditions, which turned out to be better than forecasts ”commented a satisfied Camilla Baruzzi, president of the ssociazione Vela Lago di Ledro.
The OM International Ledro Match Race will resume tomorrow morning: the Race Committee plans to complete the Round Robin and thus define the names of the qualifiers for the final phase of this Grade 2 valid for the World Match Racing Tour ranking. he event will end on Sunday with the dispute of the semifinals and finals.
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