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Tomorrow Commences The Second Stage Of The 2010 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series

29 April 2010

Scarlino (Grosseto), April 29, 2010 - Things are in full swing at Marina di Scarlino as teams prepare for the start of the second act of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series 2010.

Fantastica’s Lanfranco Cirillo and tactician Michele Paoletti start in the pole position after the big showdown in Lerici at the end of last March. They are the team who has progressed the most as they have competed at several U.S. events already this year, and now, in Scarlino they have the opportunity to declare just how serious they are about winning. Their next event is the European Championship on May 13-16, 2010 in Cagliari.

As for the rest of the Melges 32 fleet, in particular Mauro Mocchegiani on Rush Diletta and Carlo Alberini on Calvi Network (who finished second and third, respectively in Lerici) are ready to do some impressive racing of their own. They aim to reshuffle the results.

One of the main teams, everyone has their eyes on and considered a benchmark within the fleet is reigning World Champion Pieter Taselaar on Bliksem. Taselaar is officially back for the Audi Sailing Series, their first real appearance in Europe since the Worlds last September. Clearly, the team is counting on the insights of tactician Jeremy Wilmot as they intend to defend their ‘unbeatable’ reputation.

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1.) Filippo Pacinotti, Brontolo
2.) Luca Lalli, BLinSailing.com
3.) Carlo Pesenti, i.nova.2
4.) Martin Knetig, Black Mamba
5.) Peter Rogers, Highlife
6.) Francesco Martino, Pilot Italia
7.) Kees Kaan, ROARK
8.) Edoardo Lupi, Torpyone
9.) Mauro Mocchegiani, Rush Diletta
10.) Roberto Pardini, Janas
11.) Lanfranco Cirillo, Fantastica
12.) Carlo Alberini, Calvi Network
13.) Wolfgang Stolz, Opus One
14.) Edoardo Pavesio, Fra Martina
15.) Ferdinando Battistella, Cuervo Y Sobrinos
16.) Francesco Serena, H2SO4
17.) Pieter Taselaar, Bliksem
18.) Vincenzo Onorato, Mascalzone Latino

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