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4 Aug 2012

Becky and Tim in scorching Italy

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This years Fireball European Championships was sailed in Italy on Lake Bracciano. This impressive Caldera Lake provides a stunning backdrop for sailing.

106 boats from 11 countries contested the event, hosted by Yacht Club Bracciano East during the week of 21 - 27 July.

A mixture of conditions ensured competitive racing with the Italian fleet and YCBE proving excellent hosts.

A good final race saw 16th place overall secured after a relatively poor start to the event.

Photos by Urs Haerdi