Sailing News

Persico 69 – Youth Foiling Gold-Cup 2021 – Gaeta ITA – Day 3 – Southern Challenge USA making progress


After only light winds on the first day of the Youth Foiling Gold Cup with the 69F hardly flying, a fresher breeze filled in yesterday in Gaeta, and 5 races could be sailed. The three more experienced Foiler boat teams continued to dominate the action. —– Team Dutch Sail with Cas Van Dongen NED won all 5 races of the day and leads clearly ahead of Team Young Azzurra and Team Agiplast from Hong Kong. —– Impressive performance for the new Southern Challenge team of Langston Goldenburg, Riley Gibbs, and Anna Weis USA learning fast, solidly holding rank 5. —– Qualifying continues to March 8 after which the top six teams advance to the Finals on March 10-12. —– The report.