• Maxis

    Five 100ft maxis and one new 80 footer

    by  • 12 November 2013 • Anthony Bell, Australia, Beau Geste, Bob Oatley, carlo borlenghi, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Gavin Brady, Grant Wharington, Karl Kwok, Loyal, Mark Richards, Maxi, Maxis, Michael Coxon, Offshore, ragamuffin, Stan Honey, Steve Hayles, Syd Fischer, Tom Slingsby, Wild Oats, Wild Thing, Zefiro

    Just under a month and a half out from the start of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the CYCA has confirmed that 97 yachts are registered for the race, including 22 international entrants,read more

    First record for Spindrift 2

    by  • 6 November 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Bahamas, The, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Maxis, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Crossing the finish line in San Salvador in the Bahamas this morning just before 0600 UTC, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 has beaten the previous recorread more

    51 entries and rising

    by  • 17 September 2013 • 41 SUD, Andrew Lawrence, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), Gerhard Ruether, Giacomo, groupama, Helsal 3, Jazz Player, Jean Luc Esplaas, Jennifer Crooks, Jens Kellinghusen, Jim Delegat, Maxi, Maxis, Offshore, Rob Fischer, United States, Varuna, Zefiro

    With just over 100 days until the start of the 69th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, 51 entries have so far been received by the organising authority, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, and 17 ofread more

    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

    France dominates the non-IRC classes

    by  • 10 August 2013 • Chris Tibbs, Class 40, Damien Seguin, Des Pieds et Des Mains, EDF Suez, Figaro, Francois Gabart, G Class, Gonzalo Botin, Henry Bomby, IMOCA 60, Jorg Riechers, macif, Marcellino Botin, mare, Mark Lloyd, Maxis, Michel Desjoyeaux, Nacho Postigo, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Rockfish, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sebastien Rogues, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Vincent Riou

    With events such as the Vendee Globe and Route du Rhum, as well as being the hotbed of IMOCA 60, Class 40 and Figaro racing, having conceived the world’s fastest offshore multihulls and winniread more