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Ettore Botticini - Italy
WS Ranking: 4

CNVA Sailing Team started sailing Match Racing in 2016. First goal was to be able to compete at maximum levels against top sailors in the world.

Despite the early age, Ettore and his team reached the top 50° World Ranking in one year and got the invitation to 2017 Youth World Championship in California, where the team performed very well finishing in 2nd place.

In the same season CNVA Sailing Team won its first grade2, sitted on 2nd place at youth Europeans and won the Italian Youth Match Racing Championship. This is CNVA Sailing Team’s first Argo Group Gold Cup.

Crew: Simone Busonero, Andrea Fornaro, Lorenzo Gennari