Ernesto Bertarelli è alle Bermuda con il suo favoloso Vava2, nave a motore su cui ha lavorato per due anni al design, che è costata altri due anni per la costruzione. Si sposta ogni giorno cambiando spot nella baia. Segue in particolare il circuito Red Bull dove è iscritto un team svizzero, ma è qui
Ernesto Bertarelli si aggiudica per la terza volta le Extrême Sailing Series™ con il suo team Alinghi, dopo aver dominato l’ultima prova a Sydney. L’imprenditore svizzero la vela ce l’ha nel sangue: nel 2003 è entrato nella storia vincendo – al primo tentativo – l’America’s Cup, trofeo, che nel 2007 ha poi difeso a Valencia, per la
E’ vero che i tempi istituzionali sono sempre lunghi e che prima di conferire un’onorificenza bisogna passare al setaccio vita, morte e miracoli dell’eventuale beneficiario, ma tredici anni per accogliere Ernesto Bertarelli nell’America’s Cup Hall of Fame – istituzione che rende onore a tutti coloro che hanno dato un contributo significativo al più antico trofeo
Is it an irony that some of the most controversial aspects of the failed Protocol Alinghi tried to implement with the help of their bedfellows of the Spanish Sailing Federation are now part of the current Protocol? Is it a coincidence that Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts that so vehemently criticized Alinghi are taking a leaf or so out of their book?
According to Italian and Spanish sources, the Swiss billionaire bailed out the Kiwi America's Cup challenger on July 28th with a €2.5 million emergency fund when the team was going through dire straits, being even unable to buy gas for its tenders
A motor mechanic with a knack for consistency behind the wheel and his Sydney crew, capitalised on the water in this year’s light air Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, to win the major prize atread more
Sydney-based MC38 skipper Chris Hancock has won his first sailing regatta as an owner at the 30th anniversary of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.read more
Marcus Blackmore’s Sydney-based TP52 Hooligan trumped the IRC Racing division at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with one day to spare, earning yet another championship trophy and takread more
Today was a wind lottery for the 157-boat fleet entering the second half of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week being staged in the Queensland Whitsunday Islands.read more
The race committee had to think on its feet today with a tricky start to the third day of competition then the perfect aperitif before layday, a building afternoon breeze to bring weary crews backread more
Day two of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week delivered up more glorious conditions for the 12 classes contesting the premier Whitsunday regatta.read more
It was a leisurely start to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week thanks to the warm blanket a high pressure system has cast over the Whitsundays.read more
The Rolex Fastnet Race this year has been blessed with a distinct rarity - a line-up between the world’s two largest racing trimarans, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s Spindriftread more
Eight teams, 10 nationalities, and two wildcard entries prepare to draw the battle lines in Porto. Tens of thousands of spectators expected to line the banks of the river Douro on both the Porto and Gaia sides to watch the Extreme 40s in action
Two-time winner of the America’s Cup, Switzerland’s Ernesto Bertarelli, has confirmed he will be competing at the 30th staging of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week over 17 to 24 August.read more
Mea Culpa. I have to admit that I precipitated into declaring Alinghi’s entry in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race a done deal. However, our very reliable and authoritative Swiss sources at the beginning of the year were overly enthusiastic over the prosp...
Now that the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race route is getting more defined and three official entries have been made public, we take a look at the state of affairs of the premiere round-the-world sailing race. Parts of the following information have alr...
On a day that saw winds gusting to above 20 knots, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild is finding her best form of the season, and leads into the Extreme Sailing Series Rio finale tomorrow on 144read more