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J/70, Melges 20, L30, Longtze, H22, Smeralda – Primo Cup – Monaco MON – Day 1, Whittemore USA 2nd J/70


Finishing all three races on the 2nd rank, Mikhail Sheremeteov RUS and his team have taken the lead in the J/70s ahead of Keith Whittemore USA. Nelson Mettraux SUI follows on rank 3. A very competitive 65 boat fleet is present, attracted by the fact that 2020 J/70 World Championship will be held in fall at the same venue. —– In the first international event of the L30 keelboat, candidate to become the two-person-mixed offshore Olympic class, the only woman in the small fleet – Anastasia Kolesnichenko GBR with her team – has taken the lead. —– Jarmo Wieland SUI and his team dominated the Longtze fleet. —– Three races per class were completed on day one of the Monaco Primo-Cup, held in sun and a perfect 10-15kn breeze yesterday. —–All ranking lists, the news and the video of the day.