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Tommaso Chieffi and the 2022 Sailing Appointments

Tommaso Chieffi certainly needs no introduction for those who love the world of sailing: he is one of the most successful Italian champions and during his career, he has collected several titles, competing in the most diverse classes, from the Olympic ones to America's Cup, passing through offshore sailing and monotypes: with his wealth of experience and knowledge, Tommaso Chieffi is a true legend of the Italian sailing.

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Currently the protagonist of the advertisement Slam™ campaign is also present at Milan airport, this extraordinary champion is also the strong personality to whom we dedicate this month's article, recalling the historical successes and the latest regattas in which he continues to be a prominent figure.


Tommaso Chieffi honors

Retracing the achievements of Tommaso Chieffi, it is impossible not to mention the two victories of the Equipe class 470 trophy in 1982/1983, awarded to the best-ranked sailor in the world in their respective Olympic classes. Tommaso participated in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles (class 470) with his brother Enrico, ranking in fifth place, while in 1985 he won the 470 World Championship, again in crew with his brother. His professional career as a helmsman began with the Italian Team at the Louis Vuitton Cup in Fremantle. In 2005/06 he won the Volvo Ocean Race as Abn Amro's inshore tactician. He is 27 times world champion and 5 times European champion.

To conclude with the complete prize list, we recall that in his career he was awarded 5 medals for athletic valor, two silvers and 5 bronzes.


Tommaso Chieffi regattas America’s Cup

Tommaso Chieffi's participation in America's Cup, the most important and ancient sailing trophy in the world, is also numerous. Here is a complete overview:

  • 1987 in Freemantle as helmsman of the Italian team
  • 1992 in San Diego (Louis Vuitton Cup winner), as tactician and strategist of Il Moro di Venezia and in charge of the crew.
  • 2003 in Auckland (Louis Vuitton Cup finalist), as tactician and strategist of Oracle BMW racing and weather program manager.
  • 2005 in Valencia as a tactician for +39 team
  • 2006/2007 in Valencia as helmsman and then as tactician and sports director of the Shosholoza team.


Tommaso Chieffi regattas march 2022

More recent history sees Tommaso participate in the International Dragon Cup, Dragoni class regattas organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club.

The races took place from 17 to 20 March: 65 crews from 18 different countries, European and non-European (Australia and Japan) competed in this regatta; the champions of this extraordinary parterre have noteworthy participation and victories in their prize list, including America's Cups, Olympics, and World Championships.


Tommaso Chieffi regattas and other events in 2022

2022 promises to be a particularly challenging year for the Italian sailor Tommaso Chieffi. In addition to the various events and regattas already completed, Tommaso will also participate in numerous other appointments on the calendar.

Among the challenges of 2022 that have already seen him as a protagonist, and that have allowed him to pass on his extraordinary experience to young sailors in the most diverse disciplines, from tactics to offshore, we recall:

  • The Sanremo Dragoni winter championship (9-13 February)
  • Altura under 25 internships in Rome (25-27 February)
  • The B&G evening in Genoa, Italian yacht club (March 3)
  • The Pisa yacht club evening on regatta tactics (March 5)
  • Sanremo European Dragoni (April 2-8)
  • Spring Regattas of the Splendido Mare Cup (21-25 April)
  • The 1st stage Swan 50 in Scarlino (26-30 April)

Among the upcoming events, in which he will participate as a tactician or navigator, we remember:

  • The 2nd stage of the Swan 50 Circuit in Villasimius in Sardinia (May 28-June 4)
  • Rolex Giraglia San Tropez inshore regattas (12-15 June)
  • Rolex Giraglia (June 16-17)
  • The Swan 50 circuit in Valencia (5-9 July)
  • 8 Metre Class World Cup, Lake Geneva (15-30 July)
  • Palma de Mallorca Copa del Re (31 July-6 August)
  • Palermo Montecarlo offshore regatta (15 August)
  • Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup Porto Cervo (4-10 September)
  • Rolex Swan Cup Porto Cervo (11-17 September)
  • Les Voile de St Tropez (2-9 October)
  • Hospitality Challenge Venice (15-16 October)
  • Rolex Middle Sea Race (22-25 October)

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