I 9701 “Portorose”, built in 1954 by Danilo D’Isiot, won in 1955 the Snipe World Championship in Santander, Spain, with Mario Capio and Lorenzo Podestà.
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1955 Snipe World Championship
Santander, Spain, August 27-September 1
- Mario Capio & Lorenzo Podestà, Italy
- Jorge Mantilla, Cuba
- Helder Soares Oliveira, Portugal
Sailed on Santander Bay, 16 nations
(Photo on the left: Mario Capio and Lorenzo Podestà in Santander; Paul Elvstrom in the middle, in the background).
Image gallery: photos taken in Trieste at the exhibition “I Disegni del Mare” (2010).