Otra Vez organisation sketch name on a trophy

December 9, 2016 - tonton

Otra Vez are a winners of this yearrsquo;s Raymarine Double Handed Figure of Eight Race, hold final weekend. Photo: RMYC/Jon BorgOtra Vez are a winners of this year’s Raymarine Double Handed Figure of Eight Race, hold final weekend. Photo: RMYC/Jon Borg

Thirteen yachts started a Raymarine Double Handed Figure of Eight Race, organized by a Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC), final Saturday.

The zephyr was really light from a south west as a initial collection of boats, from IRC Class 2, set off during 8.30am.

Colourful downwind sails shortly filled and a swift sailed out of Marsamxett closely followed by a IRC Class 1 boats.

Flat H2O and a satisfactory zephyr shortly had a boats branch a Munxar principal symbol with a IRC Class 1 holding a lead on a widen to Filfla.

The zephyr afterwards picked adult and shortly a whole swift in a competition was surpassing during an normal 7 to 8 knots.

Sailing by a lee of Gozo somewhat slowed a boats’ progress. Positions were changing and it was too tighten to call a leader.

Otra Vez, who were second to Elusive II on a proceed to Tignè, chose an offshore track and crossed a finish line during a gulf mouth only 21 seconds ahead. They were closely followed by Xpresso and TonTon.

Fast Forward was a initial to finish in IRC Class 2 though it was Lartista who took initial place on corrected time.

Results

IRC Class 1: 1. Otra Vez (Aaron Gatt Floridia/Sean Arrigo); 2. Elusive II (Aaron Podesta/Gareth Grech); 3. TonTon (Jonathan Gambin/Greg Mifsud).

IRC Class 2: 1. Lartista (Anton Calleja/ Renato Camilleri); 2. Fast Forward (Mark Vassallo/Sandro Musu); 3. Puddleduck (Chris Selvagi/Andrew Selvagi)

Overall: Otra Vez.

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