Over the weekend of April 16. / 17. the Italian Championship took place in Malcesine on Lake Garda. After 16 races in moderate to strong breeze Graham Bantock sailing his Diamond won with 20 points after two discards. Patrice Montero / FRA on 27 points was second ahead of Matteo Longhi on 63 points both choosing the successful Diamond 10R.
In a little over five months the first 10R World Championships since 1999 will start in Limone on the opposite side of Lake Garda.