Santa Marinella, John Mengucci prepares its new business

A new adventure begins for John Mengucci, The twenty year old Santa Marinella, After years of navigating the waters of the Tyrrhenian, He moved between England and the Bay of Biscay to prepare his new venture: the MINITRANS 2021, the legendary ocean race in solitary, born in 1977 which involves, every two years, sailors of boats only 6 meters and 50 centimeters.

Path, over 4000 miles, It starts from Rochelle to reach  Guadalupe, with a stop in the Canary Islands. John is about to launch the His new boat, Alpha Lyrae, name inspired from the star Vega, under construction at the yard Pogo Structures, manufacturer of boats  high performance.

The qualifying races will start in May 2020 and the young  navigator, with the registration number ITA1000, It will compete in a hard training path. The athlete, all frightened, has put to good use his nautical experience started in Civitavecchia at the age of 5 years and supported by the Working coast Water Civitavecchia and his mentor Matteo Miceli.

Last summer, MENGUCCI, He has already surfed the ocean as co-skipper of greek sailor Markos Spyropoulos.

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