First solo in Rome x 1 with a new race record.
Cagliari – Milan, April 13, 2016
The beginning of the racing season for Ubiquity Vento di Sardegna could not be better: Andrea Mura won the Rome x 1, setting a new race record among solo racers.
He crossed the finish line this morning at 6:48:55.
His greatest competitor, Giancarlo Pedote on Class 40 Fantastic, was in the second place. The race was close in the early stages and approaching Lipari.
Afterward, Andrea was able to navigate through the wind shifts and remain calm, and consolidate his leading position in the part between Lipari – Riva Trajan.
“Initially Giancarlo was ahead in the part of Ventotene – Mura said – I am fond of Rome, is the fifth race that I’ve participated, and the fifth victory that I’ve achieved. It was a very good race, windy both going and returning, it was very fast apart from the calmness that allowed me to set an even better record. Great the race with Pedote, it was my first time in the race with him, at first I thought he would won, Fantastica is a lighter and younger boat, but in the end it went well. ”
“Great return to racing in the Mediterranean, in his home waters, after so many years of racing in the ocean, among many friends and fans, surrounded by so much love, gratitude and respect” – Mura Concluded.