Friday, July 9, 2010

Venice Takes All

Palio Marinaro 2010
[Photos by Maurizio]
After winning the “Coppa Risi'atori” and the “Coppa Barontini”, the “Venezia” triumphed also in the top rowing race of the season, the “Palio Marinaro”.Palio Marinaro 2010Last Sunday even the rivals of the “Ovo Sodo”, winners of the last four editions, applauded the rowers of the “Venezia”.
Palio Marinaro 2010“Magenta” and “Ardenza”, first and second in the “gozzette” race, qualified for the ten-oars “gozzo” next year. Last in the “Palio”, the “Borgo Cappuccini” has been demoted to a “gozzetta”.

See also: Gozzi & Gozzette - Palio Marinaro - Trofeo D'Alesio - Coppa Risi'atori - Beyond the Second - Coppa Barontini

18 comments:

J Bar said...

This is a very interesting post. Thanks for sharing the event with us.

Jacob said...

Congrats to all the great rowers of the Venezia! Quite an accomplishment. Maybe it helped that their boat was red - a powerful color?

And I was really pleased to see the "rivals" applaud the winners. Not often these days do we see that kind of sportsmanship!

Great photos, as usual!

Leif Hagen said...

Fun, lively, action photos of a boat rowing race! Congratulations to the red team from Venezia!

brattcat said...

what wonderfully celebratory images.

Luis Gomez said...

Great pictures VP! They all look really happy.

tapirgal said...

Looks like a wonderful event. Nice photos, nice color and . . . boats, of course!

Cezar and Léia said...

Congratulations to the keen on Venezia Team!
Beautiful day and event!
Léia

Small City Scenes said...

YAY!!! to the Venezia. The water does look very inviting. Looks like everyone is having fun. MB

cieldequimper said...

I like fair play like that. And I love the faces in the first shot.

Buon viaggio.

Dina said...

You captured such nice and special moments here. I like to enlarge the pictures and look at the individuals.

VP said...

@ Luis, Dina - I didn't take these pictures, my friend Maurizio did, from his boat.

@ ciel - Merci!

B SQUARED said...

I'll bet there was a lot of celebrating after those races. Well deserved!

Lois said...

That would be fun to watch! Congrats to the winners. I like their red boat!

Birdman said...

Nice shots and text.

Halcyon said...

I bet those guys (and gals) have some strong arms.

JM said...

Congratulations, Venezia!

Gunn said...

FUN and great atmosphere in your photos!!:-)

Kaori said...

Great photos of all the excitement, VP! And also a wonderful shot of the beautiful men. haha.