Russians sweep Melges 20 Winter Series

Published on March 18th, 2018

Thirteen teams competed in the third event of the 3-stage Melges 20 Winter Series held March 16-18 in Miami, FL. After six races on Friday and Saturday, racing was abandoned Sunday when light air prevailed. Russians took the top two positions with Vladimir Prosikhin winning by two points over Igor Rytov with Alexis Michas (USA) a point further back in third.

Prosikhin and his NIKA team which included tactician Michele Ivaldi and crew Giorgio Tortarolo also conquered the 2017-18 Miami Winter Series, making them the first European team to ever win the overall title. For full series results… click here.

Final Results (6 races, 1 discard)
1. Nika, Vladimir Prosikhin , MON – 4 -2 -4 -1 -3 -[7] ; 14
2. Russian Bogatyrs, Igor Rytov , RUS – 9 -1 -2 -[12] -2 -2 ; 16
3. Midnight Sun, Alexis Michas , USA – 3 -[8] -6 -2 -1 -5 ; 17
4. Cinghiale, Rob Wilber , USA – [8] -6 -1 -5 -4 -3 ; 19
5. Fremito d’Arja, Dario Levi , Italy – 5 -3 -3 -3 -[10] -9 ; 23
6. KUAI, Daniel Thielman , USA – 1 -7 -5 -[10] -8 -4 ; 25
7. Heartbreaker, Robert Hughes , USA – 2 -5 -7 -[8] -5 -6 ; 25
8. Mascalzone Latino jr, Achille Onorato , ITA – 6 -[9] -8 -4 -9 -1 ; 28
9. Evolution, Leonid Altuchov , RUS – 7 -4 -[11] -6 -11 -10 ; 38
10. Midnight Blue, Jason Michas , USA – 10 -[13] -12 -7 -6 -11 ; 46
11. Red Sky Sailing Team, Paul Reilly , USA – [12] -12 -9 -11 -7 -8 ; 47
12. Blind Squirrel, John Brown , USA – 11 -11 -10 -9 -[16] -13 ; 54
13. The 300, Steven Boho , USA – [13] -10 -13 -13 -12 -12 ; 60

Miami Winter SeriesEvent #3 detailsEvent #3 results

2017-18 MIAMI WINTER SERIES HOSTED BY COCONUT GROVE SAILING CLUB
EVENT NO. 1, SERIES OPENER – December 1-3, 2017
EVENT NO. 2, MIAMI WINTER REGATTA – February 9-11, 2018
EVENT NO. 3, MELGES ROCKS REGATTA – March 16-18, 2018

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