Classic Dragons return to Naples, Italy

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Classic Dragons return to Naples, Italy

Post by eziogianni » Tue May 03, 2011 6:12 am

The Dragon Class return to race in the Gulf of Naples 50 years after the 1960 Olympic Games. This note is to provide some useful information for owners of a Classic Dragon intending to participate. For further information please contact Ezio Gianni Murzi at

The Royal Yacht Club Canottieri Savoia is the organizing authority of the first Eduardo Pepe Gold Cup Trophy for classic Dragons, 29 June – 3 July 2011 in Naples, Italy. Only wooden plank and carvel yachts of the Dragon class that were built before 1972 and having a valid certificate can participate. Persons in charge of the yachts must be current members of their National Dragon Class Association. Italian crews must have a valid FIV license.
NoR, and inscription forms in Italian are available with other documents, including a note on logistics, at Forms must be sent to Reale Yacht Club Savoia, Banchina Santa Lucia 13, 80132 Napoli, Italia, tel no +39 081 764 6162, fax +39 081 764 7445, email, or
Inscription fee is 250 euro per yacht made payable by bank transfer to the Reale Yacht Club Savoia
Banca Popolare di Novara, ag 14, via San Carlo 21, 80133 Napoli, IBAN: IT43 B 05608 03404 0000 0000 4421, SWIFT/BIC code NVRBIT21629

29 June: arrival, craning, measurements control
30 June: race/s, first warning signal 12:00 hours
1 and 2 July, races
3 July, races, and prize giving ceremony.

Races will be around an Olympic triangle. More details will be given in the SI’s.

Each yacht needs a 1.0 million euro insurance coverage.

Where to go:
Car and trailers will have to go to the Circolo Canottieri Napoli, Giardini Molosiglio, 80133 Naples, where rigging and the craning operations will be carried out and where trailers will be parked. Yachts can then sail a short distance, or be towed upon request, to the Reale Yacht Club Savoia, where moorings will be provided for the duration of the event. Participants can use all Reale Yacht Club Savoia’s facilities.

Car Parking is possible in properly marked areas in front of the Reale Yacht Club Savoia. Please contact Ms Lina Ascione at the secretariat.

Participants arriving earlier than 29 June, are kindly asked to contact Ms Lina Ascione at the Reale Yacht Club Savoia, Banchina Santa Lucia, 13 -80132 Napoli, tel +39 081 764 6162 or –6266, email
Gianni Murzi

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