Races were held with a wind blowing over 20 knots. The supremacy of the Nordic countries on the podium: Den Engelsman (skippering the Nile Dutch Africa Line) won with 7 points and counting three seconds and a first, ahead of fellow countryman Nil BOC and Denmark's Kim CHRISTENSEN. The first Italian was Gabriele BENUSSI in fourth place, skippering Banca BSI.
Porto San Rocco, during 2003 sailing season has hosted many important events, from Italy's IMS races to the J22 World Championship: "We are satisfied with the image we gained from these events and with the fact that all sailors felt at ease" - said the director of the Port, Roberto SPONZA, "We aim at hosting other sailing events: for 2004 we are already in touch with the Federation; we would like to organize IMS 600 World Championship in collaboration with the major sailing clubs of the area".
Full results are available on the event website at the address below.
Overall Top Ten
|1||NED||Machielsen S., BOW NR. 58, Den Engelsman J.G., WSV Braassemereer||7,0||2||-3||1||2||2|
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|2||NED||Bol Nic, BOW NR. 2, Bol Nic, Ro Herdomsche SV||11,0||-20||1||6||1||3|
|3||DEN||Christensen Kim, BOW NR. 26, Christensen Kim, Aarhus Sejlklub||13,0||1||5||3||-8||4|
|4||ITA||Riboni Chantal, BOW NR. 51, Benussi Gabriele, C. Velico Domaso||21,0||-19||11||4||5||1|
|5||ITA||Castrucci Andrea, BOW NR. 55, Bressani Lorenzo, S.V.B.G.||23,0||10||2||5||6||(dsq)|
|6||NED||A.H.Den Hollander, BOW NR. 57, A.H. Den Hollander, 425V Biesbosch||28,0||6||10||2||10||-12|
|7||NED||E.La Maitree, BOW NR. 21, Diederik Forma, KNWV||29,0||-14||6||13||4||6|
|8||NED||Van Marle Henrik, BOW NR. 59, Steltenpool Joost, WSV Braassemereer||29,0||7||4||11||-19||7|
|9||NED||Becker Wik, BOW NR. 20, Becker Wik, WSV Braassemereer||38,0||11||-18||7||9||11|
|10||ITA||Aschieri Guido, BOW NR. 25, Casale Andrea, CVC||45,0||5||13||19||-25||8|