Feb 13, 2013

Mar del Plata Sailing Week: Day 2 , Images by Matias Capizzano


All Images Matias Capizzano www.capizzano.com. 1st day was 10 knots and the two Olympic mixed crews were in front of the fleet after 4 races. Yesterday with 20knots the experience started to count, Cruz Smith -Mariano Heuser put their international hours to the game and grab 3 bullets, nevertheless the F18 rookie & ex Laser Olympic sailor, Cecilia Carranza with Esteban Blando managed to stand the conditions with 3,3 & 2 to retain the overall lead. 
As expected the ex 29er Mixed crew , Piñeyrua-Greggi,  had some trouble and pitch in the hard conditions, they of course more hours in two hulls. Last Arg F18 champ, Sergio Mehl, sailing here with Julio Saubidet are currently 3rd. The top 3 positions have the last 3 Arg champs onboard, along Lucas Smith that will be campaigning too for Rio & Ian Rodger you have the very best of the Arg fleet racing in Mar del Plata, making it a great competitive event and an excellent first challenge for the Mixed Olympic hopes

1 ARG 2016 CECILIA CARRANZA SAROLI / ESTEBAN BLANDO YCR 2 1 1 1 3 3 2 10
5 ARG 1643 CRUZ GONZALEZ SMITH / MARIANO HEUSER YCA 3 5 7 5 1 1 1 16
3 ARG 36 SERGIO MEHL / JULIO SAUBIDET AGUILA 6 2 2 3 8 2 3 18
4 ARG 1496 LUCAS GONZALEZ SMITH / MARTIN TOMAS OTERO YCA 4 4 3 4 4 4 8 23
2 ARG 1569 IRINA PIÑEYRUA / FRANCO GREGGI CNAS 1 3 4 2 7 11 11 28
6 FRA 360 HERNAN SALERNO / GUSTAVO RIZZI CNMP 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 35
9 ARG 666 IAN RODGER / MARIO SEGERS CUBA 7 8 9 9 2 5 5 36
7 ARG 1647 CHRISTIOAN VILATE/JUAN CRUZ BENITEZ AGUILA 8 7 5 8 5 11 4 37
8 ARG 300 SERGIO ARMESTO / FRANCO RIQUELME ANTONETTI YCA 9 9 8 7 9 7 6 46
10 ARG 2304 ANDRÉS SCHAPIRA / MARIANO VALDORA CUBA 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 66











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