Over the September 28-30th weekend, the Italian J/70 Sailing League’s 15 teams completed 45 races to determine the ultimate winner of their sailing season. Hosting the event was the YC Costa Smeralda in its fleet of matched J/70s on the waters off Porto Cervo, Sardinia. Winning the overall series was the Club Circolo della Vela Bari (skippered by Simone Ferrarese, with crew of Valerio Galati, Corrado Capece Minutolo and Leonardo Dinelli). Eight points behind the winner in second place was the crew of the Italian Air Force (Giancarlo Simeoli as captain, Niccolò Bertola as helmsman, Marco Balbi and Giovanni Bannetta). They were followed in third by the team of the Società Canottieri Garda Salò (Diego Franchini as captain, Carlo Fracassoli as helmsman, Pietro Corbucci and Mauro Spagnoli). For more Italian J/70 Sailing League information, visit http://www.legavela.it/.

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