Sailing: the 46th Carnival Cup Trofeo Città di Viareggio is getting closer
In a month, Saturday, March 14 will kick off in the waters off the port of Viareggio the 46th Carnival Cup – Trofeo Città di Viareggio, the event that, as usual, officially opens the 2020 season of the Club Nautico Versilia and this year National Regatta is classified as valid as evidence of qualification to the Italian Championship of Offshore Sailing.
The one on 14 and 15 March, it will be a great weekend for sailing boats Offshore to be great protagonists of the prestigious event organized in accordance with IVF and UVAI, the Club Nautico Versilia and the Italian Naval League sect. Viareggio, with the valuable support of the Port of Viareggio: all the classified vessels as “Race and Racing / Cruising” possess valid certificate ORC International and ORC Club will race for the “Carnival Cup – Trofeo Città di Viareggio” while the “Great Cruise” will contest the “Coppa Carnevale Grand Cruise”.
The Law Committee will be composed of the CoR President Gianluca Brambati, from 1 CoR member Roberta Rocca and Benito Franco Manganelli, Matthew Chimenti, Stefano Giusti, Beatrice Bolletti and Danilo Morelli.
“Friday, March 13 from 11 am to 18 hours are expected on completion of registration and any measurements checks. Saturday morning, after the briefing at the rooms of the Club Nautico Versilia (9 hours), will start (at 11) the first tests which will continue on the next day. There will be a maximum of five races sailed on windward-leeward leg and do not can play more than three a day. The warning signal of the first day of qualifying race will be displayed at 10:55, while the last day will not be exposed beyond 14:25 hours. The detailed program of the event will still be supplied with the Sailing Instructions, available to sailors in the Secretariat or downloaded from the website and the Facebook page of the CNV 18 pm Friday 13.- explained Sports Director of CNV Danilo Morelli -In late Saturday afternoon, at the end of the races, all the sailors are sent to the award ceremony of the photo contest and the traditional spaghetti while the concluding ceremony of the 46th Carnival Cup – Trofeo Città di Viareggio will take place Sunday at 18, always in the halls of the Club Nautico Versilia. Prizes will be awarded the winners of each Division and Class, the first of each grouping identified. The first three winners of each grouping “Great Cruise” will be awarded special prizes. ”
This year the Carnival Cup – Trofeo Città di Viareggio will be combined with the photo “Sailing competition and Photo Versilia”, the event now in its third edition and organized by Club Nautico Versilia, Viareggio and Florence LNI Festival, invites to tell through photographic images, the spirit of the regatta and sailing, documenting all stages of the race, their crew, their boat or other participants. “The photos in digital form, can be taken with any device (camera, smartphone, etc.) And must be taken during Saturday’s races since the start all’ancoraggio.- briefing said the artistic director of Florence Festival, Stefano Angiolini, who will chair the jury composed also by the Director of CNV Sports Danilo Morelli and the President of the LNI Viareggio Marco Serpi -Go sailing is an art form and, in this third edition, in addition to the technical quality that still will be evaluated, we will give more importance to the artistic and emotional form, and relevance to the theme. At the mooring return, within 15 minutes, each crew will present a photo chosen from among those that will be taken during the race. The selected photos will be downloaded directly on our computer in the presence of competitor or sent via email or WhatsApp to the number that will be communicated at the time of the briefing, indicating the name of the boat. Photographs may not be in any way reworked with specific computer programs penalty of disqualification of the competitor’s boat. The score of the photo contest will not be added to the regatta score ranking. The award ceremony will take place in late Saturday afternoon in the halls of the Club Nautico Versilia, before the spaghetti dinner for the crews. “