Lake Como Skiff Team

TEAM O’PEN BIC – 29ER

 

The group of young racers is composed of two teams, 10 in the O’pen BIC team and two other teams of 29er. The first team the kids are between 10 and 13 years old and they are taught alternating training sessions with the races of the Italian circuit. In 2015 one of the young racers, Francesca, has won the first places in two different stages, then the second place to the Italian league, a fifth absolute and finally the first place in the annual ranking.

The O’pen BIC is an innovative boat designed specifically for the young kids (under 15), inspired by the modern skiffs has a planing hull and the sail is windsurf style. It ‘a fast boat, but above all a fun and preparatory to later learn to use the 29er.

The 29er team consists of 4 kids between 14 and 16 years old, just off of the O’pen BIC or optimist. During 2016 the boys of this team will participate in some stages of the Italian circuit and the stage the European Championship in Riva del Garda. The 29er skiff is for teenagers who dream of learning to race with the Olympic 49er. The 29er is a boat with double trapeze and gennacher, adrenalinic, flexible and above all fun and also able to achieve significant speed.

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