• Andres Soriano

    Start of the 2014 Giraglia Rolex Cup

    by  • 18 June 2014 • Andres Soriano, Giraglia Rolex Cup, Niklas Zennstrom, Offshore, Videos

    A grand armada of 206 yachts set off on the offshore component of the 62nd Giraglia Rolex Cup under a sky awash with low cloud and a sea caressed by a warm, but gentle easterly breeze. With so many boats on the water, the start of the 241-nm Mediterranean classic offered a spectacular panorama to those watching from both Saint-Tropez and the northern shore of the gulf

    Start of the 2014 Giraglia Rolex Cup – Impressive photo gallery

    by  • 18 June 2014 • Andres Soriano, FEATURED, Giraglia Rolex Cup, Niklas Zennstrom, Offshore

    A grand armada of 206 yachts set off on the offshore component of the 62nd Giraglia Rolex Cup under a sky awash with low cloud and a sea caressed by a warm, but gentle easterly breeze. With so many boats on the water, the start of the 241-nm Mediterranean classic offered a spectacular panorama to those watching from both Saint-Tropez and the northern shore of the gulf

    Kristina Plattner’s Z-86, Morning Glory claims line honours in the Rolex Middle Sea Race

    by  • 22 October 2013 • Alegre, Andres Soriano, FEATURED, Kristina Plattner, Morning Glory, Offshore, robertissima, rolex middle sea race

    The German Maxi crossed the finish line at the RMYC on Tuesday at 04:02 19sec, in an elapsed time of 2days 16hrs 12mins 19secs. Andres Soriano's Mills 72, Alegre was the second yacht to finish the race just before dawn. Alegre beat her close rival Luca Simone's JV72, Robertissima III

    Ran 2 – third time Mini Maxi World Champion

    by  • 7 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Jesus Renedo, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k

    The 2013 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup concluded today in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.read more

    Alegre back in front

    by  • 6 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Jesus Renedo, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k, yacht club costa smeralda

    Tomorrow's final day showdown at the 2013 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with the International Maxi Association, promises to be gripping.read more

    Shockwave into the lead

    by  • 5 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, carlo borlenghi, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k, yacht club costa smeralda

    After yesterday's layday, action resumed at the 2013 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup.read more

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2013 – dockside tour

    by  • 4 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Multimedia, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k

    Numbers may be down this year but the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup still attracts the bigger and best race boats in the world, this year including the first dust-up between the two Wally Centos Hamiltoread more

    Magic Carpet on a charge

    by  • 3 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, carlo borlenghi, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k, yacht club costa smeralda

    Light conditions continue to affect racing at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup.read more

    Alegre makes her mark

    by  • 3 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Jesus Renedo, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k, yacht club costa smeralda

    In light winds of 7-8 knots, the opening day of racing at the 2013 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, saw all the yachts dispatched on a coastal course of either 25 or 17 miles, both of which including classicread more

    Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup preview

    by  • 2 September 2013 • Aegir, Alegre, Alessandro Rombelli, Altair by Robertissima, Andres Soriano, aRobas, bella mente, Caol Ila R, Charles Dunstone, Firefly, Freya, George Sakellaris, H2O, Hamilton, Hap Fauth, highland fling, Idea, Inoui, Inshore, Inti, Italy, Jesus Renedo, Kenora, Lupa of London, Magic Carpet3, Maxi, Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Maxis, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Morning Glory, Multimedia, Nativa, Nefertiti, Niklas Zennstrom, nilaya, Only Now, Open Season, PH3, Rainbow, Ran 2, Ranger, Shamrock, Shockwave, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Solleone, southern star, stig, Velsheda, Wallyno, Windfall Pioneer Investments, y3k, yacht club costa smeralda

    Porto Cervo becomes centre of the sailing universe this week for the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, run by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.read more

    Quantum and Alegre in the chocolates

    by  • 3 August 2013 • Adrian Stead, Alegre, Andrea Rombelli, Andres Soriano, Andy Hmmings, Antares, Antilope, aquila, azzurra, b2, Black Pearl, Cape Fling, Cutting Edge, Early Bird, Emma, Ergin Imre, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Guillermo Parada, Hubert Wargny, Inaki Castaner, Inshore, Interlodge, J/80, jethou, Jules Salter, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Mitsubishi Motors, movistar, Natalia, Natalia Brailoiu, Nico Martinez, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Pedro Campos, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran, Real Club Náutico de Palma, rio, Shockwave, Sir Peter Ogden, Spain, Spirit of Malouen, stig, Toni Guiu, Tony Rey, tp52, Vamos Spain, Willem Wester, X-Spain, X35

    The 32nd Copa del Rey Mapfre concluded today.read more

    Alegre edges ahead

    by  • 1 August 2013 • Adrian Stead, Alegre, Andrea Rombelli, Andres Soriano, Andy Hmmings, Antares, Antilope, aquila, azzurra, b2, Black Pearl, Cape Fling, Cutting Edge, Early Bird, Emma, Ergin Imre, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Guillermo Parada, Hubert Wargny, Inaki Castaner, Inshore, Interlodge, J/80, Jesus Renedo, jethou, Jules Salter, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Mitsubishi Motors, movistar, Natalia, Natalia Brailoiu, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Pedro Campos, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran, Real Club Náutico de Palma, rio, Shockwave, Sir Peter Ogden, Spain, Spirit of Malouen, Sportsboats, stig, Toni Guiu, Tony Rey, tp52, Vamos Spain, Willem Wester, X-Spain, X35

    Day four of the Copa del Rey Mapfre saw the fleet complete two windward-leewards for all classes except for the G.H. Mumm ORC 1 and ORC 2, which sailed a coastal race.read more

    Quantum Racing extends

    by  • 31 July 2013 • Adrian Stead, Alegre, Andrea Rombelli, Andres Soriano, Andy Hmmings, Antares, Antilope, aquila, azzurra, b2, Black Pearl, Cape Fling, Cutting Edge, Early Bird, Emma, Ergin Imre, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Guillermo Parada, Hubert Wargny, Inaki Castaner, Inshore, Interlodge, J/80, Jesus Renedo, jethou, Jules Salter, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Mitsubishi Motors, movistar, Natalia, Natalia Brailoiu, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Pedro Campos, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran, Real Club Náutico de Palma, rio, Shockwave, Sir Peter Ogden, Spain, Spirit of Malouen, Sportsboats, stig, Toni Guiu, Tony Rey, tp52, Vamos Spain, Willem Wester, X-Spain, X35

    Copa del Rey MAPFRE today had a new participant in H.R.H. Prince Felipe of Spain who took over the helm of the Spanish Navy’s IRC 52 Aifos in the Hublot IRC 1 class.read more

    Quantum Racing on a charge

    by  • 30 July 2013 • Adrian Stead, Alegre, Andrea Rombelli, Andres Soriano, Andy Hmmings, Antares, Antilope, aquila, azzurra, b2, Black Pearl, Cape Fling, Cutting Edge, Early Bird, Emma, Ergin Imre, George Sakellaris, Gladiator, Guillermo Parada, Hubert Wargny, Inaki Castaner, Inshore, Interlodge, J/80, Jesus Renedo, jethou, Jules Salter, Med Regattas, mini maxi, Mitsubishi Motors, movistar, Multimedia, Natalia, Natalia Brailoiu, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Pedro Campos, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran, rio, Shockwave, Sir Peter Ogden, Spain, Spirit of Malouen, Sportsboats, stig, Toni Guiu, Tony Rey, tp52, Vamos Spain, Willem Wester, X-Spain

    For day two of the 32nd Copa del Rey Mapfre, the wind decided to cooperate, blowing at 7-13 knots.read more