In the picturesque setting of Garda Lombardo, Univela Sailing hosted the inaugural Hobie 4 Nations Cup from October 21 to 23, attracting teams from Germany, Austria, and France to compete on the waters of Italy's largest lake.
German Triumph and International Success
On the podium of the 16-foot category, the German duo Jens and Juke Goritz claimed victory, showcasing their skills and determination in navigating the competition. Behind them, the Austrians Kitzmueller and the French Dindsdale-Choleva engaged in an exciting duel, emphasizing the international character of the event.
Italian Excellence on the Waves of Lake Garda
The first Italian team to shine was the duo Luca Ragazzini and Riccardo Pironi from the Congrega Velisti di Cesenatico, securing an honorable 6th place in the 16-foot category. This result underscores the high technical level of Italian athletes and their ability to compete on the international stage.
Dragons in Flight with Young Talents
The competition extended beyond experienced sailors, providing space for young talents in the Dragon category, reserved for the youngest sailors. Here, the Italian duo Eleonora Tabussi and Leonardo Matarazzo from the Lega Navale Ostia emerged victorious, demonstrating that the future of Italian sailing is promising and filled with emerging talent.
Univela Sailing: Heart of Olympic Preparation
For Univela Sailing, this event marked the culmination of an intense season, characterized by high-level regattas and the training of teams from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and San Marino. The facility played a key role in Olympic preparation, offering ideal conditions and fruitful collaboration with other sailing clubs in Gargnano and Acquafresca di Brenzone.
Conclusion: Beyond Competition, a Community of Enthusiasts
The Hobie 4 Nations Cup is not just a competition but a moment of sharing and passion for sailing. Univela Sailing continues to be the focal point of this community of enthusiasts, providing not only sporting spectacle but also a lasting connection between the various nations represented on the waters of the magnificent Garda Lombardo.