Gian Marco Piovanetti (PUR) Wins RenaissanceRe Gold Cup
The 18th edition of the RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup witnessed a total of 44 entries, with participants hailing from 15 overseas countries and 29 from Bermuda
Gian Marco Piovanetti, a talented 15-year-old Optimist sailor from Puerto Rico, showcased his exceptional skills and emerged as the champion of the 2023 RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup. With an impressive performance Piovanetti secured a remarkable victory, finishing 20 points ahead of his closest competitor, Mariana Pinto of Portugal, who claimed the title of Top Female Sailor. Frederick Hastrup of Denmark secured a commendable third place in this highly competitive event.
The award for the top sailor representing Bermuda went to Nina Gotfredsen, who showcased her sailing talent by finishing ninth overall.
We extend our appreciation to all the participants, organizers, and volunteers who made the 2023 RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup a resounding success. Their collective efforts have contributed to the growth and development of youth sailing, fostering a vibrant and competitive sailing community.