7th & 8th May 2016
The third and final Cup event of the 2016 MaltaSailing League gets underway this weekend with 6 toplocal clubs/teams competing for the possibility to be crownedNational League Champion.
Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club and the J70Association Malta, the 7th and 8th of May will see Malta’s top sailing crewsout on the water in Marsamxett Harbour, battling it out for a chance to competein the International Sailing Champions League since winners will qualify torepresent their Club and Malta, at the Sailing Champions League. In addition tothe qualification, thanks to the support of Mapfre Middlesea and YachtingMalta, qualifying teams will have entry fees and flights part sponsored.
“It’s a prestigious prize, and competition has beenfierce throughout the league. After the dramatic events of last month’s Cupwhere challenging weather conditions and technical difficulties pushed theteams to their limit, only 7 points now separate the top twoscoreboard leaders” commented Sebastian Ripard, representative, J70 AssociationMalta.
This weekend could see second placed team RMYC -Xp-Act, skippered by Josef Schultheis and Timmy Camilleri catch up with MYSC –Calypso, skippered by Benji Borg and Sebastian Ripard. Applying thepressure is RMYC – Artie who are hot on their heels, and in this final regattaof the season there’s still time for them to gain crucial points.