My winter project this year is to learn how to row a gondola well enough to move around the canals of Venice. For now, however, we’re rowing in the area of the Certosa, Vignole and Sant’Erasmo Islands in the lagoon.
Tag: Voga alla Veneta
The main event of the Regata Storica is no doubt the men’s race in gondolini, which are very slender gondolas designed especially for racing.
The race has for years been a two team match, between the cousins Rudy and Igor Vignotto (this year in the brown boat) and Ivo Tezzat and Giampaolo d’Este (orange).
The course must be at least 10 km, it took them some 36 minutes and they arrived within one second of each other.
For once there were no arguments about foul play, waves from the judge’s boat or other such issues.
The main race for women during the Regata Storica is fought in mascarete, which is medium sized sandolo traditionally associated with female rowers. In the last years the race in mascarete had been dominate by the couple Luisella Schiavon and Giorgia Ragazzi. With this year’s […]
The first race of the Regata Storica appears to me more about participating than winning, even if the rowers might think otherwise. Our maybe there were just several races with a lot of participants passing in close succession.
There should be a race for young rowers in pupparini , which are beautiful long slender sandoli.
There was also a race for children in sandoli or mascarete, and one for mixed crews.