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Flavio Favini and Blu Moon Team win europeans
Speaking after sailing Flavio Favini said: “The competition this week was tough. It was difficult sailing conditions, either very little or too much. For us probably we would have preferred some more stable winds and some more normal racing but we are very pleased to make it anyway!”

Favini Leads and Montefusco shines on Day three in Neustadt
Two more races were sailed today for the Melges 24 European Championship at Rolex Baltic Week in Neustadt, Germany. Five of the possible twelve races have now been completed and tonight Switzerland’s Flavio Favini continues to lead the regatta by eight points having scored a fifth and a tenth.


Lugano welcomes the first two RC44
Thanks the police the mouth of the Cassarate gives Hospitality to the first RC44 arrived in Lugano.


Lugano: the Big Challenge between Russell Coutts and Paul Cayard
During the first edition of the RC44 Lugano Yacht Club Cup, Paul Cayard, godfather of the Lugano Yacht Club, will challenge Russell Coutts, winner of three straight America's Cup. The LYC's huge organization effort will bring a very special event to Lugano: a Match Race exhibition between two of the most important sailmen in the world.


Great start for Favini
The Louis Vuitton Cup in Valencia couldn't have started better for the Italian Mascalzone Latino-Capitalia Team. Flavio Favini, helmsman of the Italian boat and member of the Lugano Yacht Club, achieved a successful start of the Louis Vuitton Cup winning the two first flights

Paul Cayard is back to Lugano
Paul Cayard will return to Lugano for the first time since 2005, when he participated to the 3rd edition of the Gran Premio Città di Lugano Match Race. At the end of this event he gladly accepted to be the godfather of the neo constituted Lugano Yacht Club.


Simon Minoprio takes the Match Race Lugano 2006
Second place for Pierre-Antoine Morvan and third place to Russell Coutts.


Fourth Annual Gran Premio Città di Lugano Match Race
The resounding success of the third annual Grand Prix City of Lugano Match Race 2005 has convinced the organising committee to expand the number of teams participating from 10 to 12. The regatta has also been notched up from 4 to 5 days in which teams will face off for some exciting racing.

GOLENA: The new Ticinese oeuvre, dedicated to the Città di Lugano Trophy
Keen to have a Trophy whose prestige would match that of the event that bears the Lugano name in the great sailing capitals of the world, the Organising Committee announced a competition for a work of art worthy of the role.


Eugenij Neugodnikov wins Match Race 2005
The Russian Eugenij Neugodnikov has won an exciting edition of the Grade 2 Gran Premio Città di Lugano Match Race.

Everyone for sailing
At the awards dinner for the Gran Premio Città di Lugano, Paul Cayard gave an unexpected and welcome talk, explaining the theme behind his new sailing project...


An American in Lugano
Paul Cayard: The Star of the Gran premio Città di Lugano had this to say on his first day of racing.

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