No wind at Youth Foiling Gold Cup

Published on March 5th, 2021

Gaeta, Italy (March 5, 2021) – The third day of qualifying at the inaugural Liberty Bitcoin Youth Foiling Gold Cup failed to deliver sufficient winds for racing. While the Persico 69F is a very flexible foiling platform, able to foil in just 7 knots of wind and can still race in displacement mode, the mighty foiler was defeated today by a complete absence of wind.

“We tried our best, we went out looking for the wind, but it was hopeless, so we cancelled for the day,”
said Dede De Luca, Chief Sailing Officer.

Qualifying continues to March 8 after which the top six teams advance to the Finals on March 10-12.

Day Three Qualifying Results:
1. Team Dutch Sail – NED, 33 points
2. Young Azzurra – ITA, 28.5
3. Team Agiplast – HKG, 27.5
4. Kingdom Team- EUR, 21
5. Southern Challenge – USA, 18.5
6. One Switzerland – SUI, 12.5
6. Youth Bravo España – ESP, 12
8. Xela Racing – NOR, 11

Event schedule:
Training Days: February 24-26
Warm Up Event: February 27-March 1
Qualification Series: March 3-8
Finals: March 10-12

Event updates on the regatta’s social media pages:
instagram.com/69fsailing
facebook.com/69Fsailing

Following this event, the circuit continue for another round of the Youth Foiling Gold Cup in Limone, Lake Garda during the middle of August.

Source: Conrad Colman, Scuttlebutt

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