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Persico 69F – Persico Cup – Act 2 – Gargnano ITA – Day 1, European teams preparing for the Youth Americas Cup

Yesterday, Round 2 of the 69F Persico-Cup was scheduled to begin at Gargnano/Lake Garda, but a strong thunderstorm with bolts of lightning in the morning and a situation of uncertain weather in the afternoon forced the fleet to remain on the ground. This time, young teams preparing for the Youth Americas Cup to be held on similar high-tech-foiler-yachts next year, are present. Odile Van Aanholt NED skippers the Dutch team, the triple Optimist World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA heads the Candelluva Italian team, the former 470 Olympians Giulia Conti/Giovana Micol ITA, Claudia Rossi ITA and for Switzerland Maxime Bachelin/Hugo Fedrigucci/Jeremy Bachelin SUI are among the participants. —– The daily news.