• Med Regattas

    Victory to Argo

    by  • 22 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    American Jason Carroll aboard Argo, with tactician Cameron Appleton and crew comprised of Anthony Kotoun, Chuck Norris, Peter Crawford, Westy Barlow, Eric Aakhus and Lindsey Bartel are theread more

    Argo ahead

    by  • 20 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    Light winds, relatively calm seas and bright Italian sunshine enabled PRO Hank Stuart, with impeccable Race Committee support provided by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (to fire off three races on Fridaread more

    Mistral in Porto Rotundo

    by  • 17 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    The opening day of the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship was sadly blighted with conditions much stronger than anticipated, the Mistral being winds clocked at almost 80 knots. read more

    Azzurra wins the battle

    by  • 14 September 2013 • alberto roemmers, Andi Robertson, Audi MedCup, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, b2, Doug DeVos, Ergin Imre, Gladiator, Inshore, Interlodge, Italy, Jean Luc Petithugenin, Manouch Moshayedi, Med Regattas, Michele Galli, Niklas Zennstrom, Paprec, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran Racing, rio, Tony Langley, tp52

    In a sparkling finish to the 2013 52 Super Series season, racing in a brisk leftover Mistral in bright September sunshine on the white flecked waters of their home Costa Smeralda waters, home teamread more

    Azzurra lining up for home win

    by  • 13 September 2013 • alberto roemmers, Andi Robertson, Audi MedCup, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, b2, Doug DeVos, Ergin Imre, Gladiator, Inshore, Interlodge, Italy, Jean Luc Petithugenin, Manouch Moshayedi, Med Regattas, Michele Galli, Nico Martinez, Niklas Zennstrom, Paprec, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran Racing, rio, Tony Langley, tp52, yacht club costa smeralda

    From an intense day of three races, local favourites Azzurra roll into the final day of the 52 Super Series season with a slim three point lead over Quantum Racing in the standings for theread more

    Mistral day

    by  • 12 September 2013 • alberto roemmers, Andi Robertson, Audi MedCup, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, b2, Doug DeVos, Ergin Imre, Gladiator, Inshore, Interlodge, Italy, Jean Luc Petithugenin, Manouch Moshayedi, Med Regattas, Michele Galli, Niklas Zennstrom, Paprec, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran Racing, rio, Tony Langley, tp52, yacht club costa smeralda

    With the Mistral howling across the race arena off Porto Cervo at close to 40 knots at times, the decision was taken at midday today to cancel racing for the day at the Audi Settimana delle Boccheread more

    Home team early leader

    by  • 10 September 2013 • alberto roemmers, Andi Robertson, Audi MedCup, Austin Fragomen, azzurra, b2, Doug DeVos, Ergin Imre, Gladiator, Inshore, Interlodge, Italy, Jean Luc Petithugenin, Manouch Moshayedi, Med Regattas, Michele Galli, Nico Martinez, Niklas Zennstrom, Paprec, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran Racing, rio, Tony Langley, tp52, yacht club costa smeralda

    Azzurra made something close to the start they wanted at their home waters 52 Super Series regatta, the Audi Setteima del Boche, today.read 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

    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