Feb 5, 2019

F18, Mar del PLata Sailing Week 2019: Day 3


Image by Matías Capizzano. More at his fb page. Conditions today were 8 to 10 knots and flat seas. Calm weather specialist and former Opti WChamp Agustin Krevisky  & Tigre Benitez (Phantom / 1D) took the lead from Dante Cittadini & Cuco Benitez (Infusion / 1D), who are currently holding second place overall.
The Benitez bros are having a personal match also putting their great experience to serve two different generation of talented Argie World Champ helms in Opti & Nacra 15 Classes.

Third place overall for one of the local Mar del Plata teams, Hernan Salerno & Andres Grimaldi (Phantom / 1D) scored two bullets to climb to 3rd overall. Several different winners making great competition which always raise the level of local sailors.

Multiple Arg Nats champs and top Arg crew, Cruz G Smith & Mariano Heuser (Scorpion / 1D) are trailing a bit this week in the winds, after winning the first in 20 knots the experienced team is having a hard time to get in rhythm.

Results below:


Pos Sail Crew R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 Tot
1 ARG 66 Agustin Krevisky & Juan Martín Benitez x5 2 3 3 2 3 1 1 2 17
2 ARG 68 Dante Cittadini & Juan Cruz Benitez 2 x6 2 1 1 5 3 2 3 19
3 ARG 6 Hernan Salerno & Andres Grimaldi 4 3 1 x5 3 1 4 4 1 21
4 ARG 11 Cruz Gonzalez Smith & Mariano Heuser 1 4 4 2 4 4 2 x5 4 25
5 ARG 1985 Francisco Venetucci & Nicolas Quagliotti 3 x7 6 6 7 2 6 6 5 41
6 ARG 111 Christian Vilate & Martin Jenkins 6 5 x7 7 5 6 5 3 6 43
7 ARG 1124 Juan Grimaldi & Matias Grimaldi dns 1 5 4 6 7 7 8 7 45
8
Ambrosio Solari & Gabriel Berberian dns 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 67
9 ARG 29 Gustavo Rizzi & Ernesto Lagrava dns 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 dnf 69