Three countries will battle
|1st QUILMES Mercosur Cup - Three countries will battle|
|BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA-(8-10-2004) The beermaker QUILMES will sponsor the first Mercosur Cup from October 9th yo 11th at the Yacht Club Nautico San Isidro, in Buenos Aires Argentina.
Three coutnries(BRA, USA, ARG) will be fighting for the title but Argentinians such as twice world champion in the Soling class Gustavo WARBURG, MAximo SMITH, Marcelo TUFAROLO (ARG 32) and twice South American Champion and twice Paul Elvstrom trophy winner winner Martin BUSCH, Pablo NOCETI, Jeronimo FURTADO (ARG 34) will battle aganist the VIPAL team with George Nehm, Marcos Ribeiro, Lucio Ribeiro from Brazil.
An excellent turnout is expected and some though competition in the middle of the fleet for the `Club` trophy only for boats older than 22 years and nine of them will populate the 15 boat fleet a record unexpected.
The championship will be valid with 4 races completed and with a maximum of 7 races in the three days. Two courses will be possible, windward/leeward of five legs and double triangle + windward/leeward.
A big Argentinian barbecue will be offered by QUILMES on Sunday 10th followed by free beer. Prize giving will be after races on Monday also with a cocktail and free beer.
Source: Soling Class