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July 2016

2016 ORC European Championship: Duvetica Grey Goose is the new European Champion in A/B Class

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Porto Carras, Geece. Duvetica Grey Goose wins the 2016 ORC European Championship 2016 in A/B Class, showing great consistency in five days and nine races competing in both inshore and offshore formats. Duvetica Grey Goose is the Arya 415 owned by Giampiero Vagliano with 100% Millenium Carbon and Millenium Monolithic inventory.

The competition was strong among 37 teams from 12 countries, with several teams in the top ranks always keeping the pressure on the new champion. The Arys 415, which started in the series with a 7th place earned in the first offshore race, then came on strong to take and hold the series lead by winning only one race but never getting worse than sixth in any other.

The Duvetica team: Giampiero Vagliano (owner), Daniele Augusti (skipper), Alessandro Marega, Andrea Straniero, Ciro Di Piazza, Jacopo Ciampalini, Manuel Polo, Matteo Stroppolo, Michele Paoletti, Paolo Pinelli and Samuele Nicolettis.

Second in A/B Class is the crew of George Andreadis’s GS 42R Meliti IV-Musto from Greece. Winning Bronze medals is another team from Italy, Claudio Terrieri’s GS 43 BC Blue Sky. Italian is also the 2016 European Champion in C Class: Scugnizza Total Lubmarine, which is the NM38S owned by Vincenzo De Blasio.

Congratulations to the Duvetica Sailing Team and the other Italian teams for the excellent results achieved.

To see all the results: 2016 ORC European Championship – Official website

Ph. Andrea Carloni

Millenium high performance sails | Video

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Millenium high performance sails during Solaris Days 2016 (2-8 June, Porto Rotondo).

Credits: Mattia Holm & DRONEProject Srl