Friday, 16 October 2009
Bentley Genève Match Race. Image copyright bmgr.ch/JF Hervo.
by Laurence Clerc (abbreviated in translation)
The Société Nautique de Genève plays host to the 7th edition of the Bentley Genève Match Race from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th October. Ten of the world's best helmsmen will compete.
The skippers will hope to gain precious points to scale the match race rankings of the ISAF classification. The tenth skipper will be selected from a qualification event this weekend between Flavio Marazzi (5th in the Qindgao Olympics in the Star) and Nathalie Brugger (6th in the Qingdao Olympics in the Laser).
Image copyright bmgr.ch/JF Hervo.
Competitors: Bertrand Pacé (FRA); Eric Monnin (SUI); Jure Orel (SLO); Keith Swinton (AUS); Alexis Littoz (FRA); Staffan Lindberg (FIN); David Chapman (AUS); Przemek Tarnacki (POL); Jérôme Clerc (SUI); John Sheehy (IRL).
Bentley Genève Match Race