At 1400 conditions were perfect off the Marina de Rimini for the two mile reaching legs for the two boat match races between the 60ft trimaran fleet.
The first semi-final took place with Challenge Mondial winner Groupama lining up against Sodebo, with the latter 60ft trimaran taking victory. The second semi-final saw Jean le Cam's Bonduelle winning against Sergio Tacchini skippered by Karine Fauconnier.
Fauconnier subsequently went on to beat Groupama in the petit-finals while in the finals the line up of the sisterships Sodebo and Bonduelle, saw le Cam take victory by 36 seconds and was rewarded for his efforts with a cheque of 5 000 Euros presented by the town of Rimini. Sodebo in second place won 3 000 Euros and Sergio Tacchini 2 000 Euros.
3. Sergio Tacchini
5. Banque Covefi
7. Banque Populaire