Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Marazzi Sailing penalised 3 points

Marazzi Sailing are penalised for being over the TP52 Class crew weight limit in Race 1 of the Audi MedCup Circuit.

As a result of being officially measured over the crew weight limit for the TP52 Class by a small margin, Switzerland’s Marazzi Sailing have been penalised three points from their aggregate score, effectively negating their opening race win at the City of Alicante Trophy regatta, the first event of the 2009 Audi MedCup Circuit.

This decision by the International Jury dropped the Swiss team to fourth overall on equal points with Emirates Team New Zealand, and means Argentina’s Matador lead the standings in the TP52 class. The combined crew weight must be less than 1273 kilos.

Matador are now the leaders of the event. Alicante, 13 May 2009. Photo copyright Pierre Orphanidis / Valencia Sailing

Video highlights from the opening day of AUDI Medcup 2009. Video copyright AUDI Medcup

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At 9:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oophs, the ginders should stay away from Mac D's.

At 4:41 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

is it true that they overweight the limit only one kilo?

At 1:13 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

They were 5 kilos over in Valencia 1 week before the regatta.

At 3:12 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yet another bunch of Swiss cheaters!


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