The organizers of Monaco Swan One Design held just one race on the second day of the regatta, but what a race! After 3 hours of waiting it suddenly blew up to 35 knots, breaking a good wave. The fight was very nice and in many ways the crews fought not against their rivals but against the elements. The winner of this competition was Mathilde (Switzerland), two Russian crews - Skorpios and Bronenosets - are on the 2nd and 3rd places. Skorpios had bad luck at the beginning of the race - false start and Armadillo made a tactical mistake on the bottom gate, almost got into a roll. "Today there were mistakes, on the rounding of the bottom mark we skipped an advantageous mark, then on the second full course it rocked into the throwing, but we held on," commented Pavel Karachov, trimmer of the St. Petersburg team. At the end of the two racing days, Skorpios are third and Bronenosec are fourth out of five. Topping the list, thanks to a brilliant performance on the first day, is Italy's Cuordileone Ferragamo Leonardo.
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