Cagliari, FARR 40 European Championship; pointing to
“A place like Cagliari is beyond comparison in the world for racing. There’s always wind.” explains the shipowner Vincenzo Onorato, current European and three time FARR 40 World Champion with his Mascalzone Latino
The Councillor for Tourism, Sebastiano Sannittu, intends to do his part pointing to fact that the great racing events to attract new investments and increase tourism.
The programme of the event, that will have its centre in the Molo Ichnusa of Cagliari’seaport, will start on 27th July with the registration and the measurements of the boats, a two day process. At the moment seven boats are registered boats, but the organizers think that the number will increase.
Other than Mascalzone Latino racing on the Gulf of Angels (the B course will be in front of the seaport), will be “Hooligan VI” with Edward Broadway (Great Britain), two American boats, including current and two time World Champion Jim Richardson with “Barking Mad” and Alex Roepers’ “Plenty”, one german boat, “Struntje Light” owned by Dr. Wolfgang Schaefer, and three additional Italian crews, “Mangusta Risk” of Andrea Canavesio and former European and World Champion “Nerone” owned by Massimo Mezzaroma. Also entering will be a second Farr 40 owned by Onorato and on loan to all sardinian crew, put together by Roberto Pardini and Nello Stinca.