• Niklas Zennstrom

    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

    Winter sun

    by  • 11 November 2013 • Alice, Andrew Pearce, Andy Uren, Ben Meakins, Biela-Munkenbeck, British Soldier, Garmin Hamble Winter Series, Inshore, Lloyd Hamilton, Localletterbox Zero II, Loco, Magnum III, Nick Rawbone, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Paul Wyeth, Playing Around, Ran, Richard Barnes, Sportsboats, Toe In The Water, UK Regattas, United Kingdom, William Naylor, Winston

    After weeks of gales, it was with some trepidation that the Garmin Hamble Winter Series fleet nosed out of the river on Sunday in time for their start.read more

    Winter sets in

    by  • 14 October 2013 • Alice, Andrew Pearce, Andy Uren, Ben Meakins, Biela-Munkenbeck, British Soldier, Garmin Hamble Winter Series, Hamble River Sailing Club, Inshore, J/109, J/80, Laser SB3, Lloyd Hamilton, Localletterbox Zero II, Loco, Magnum III, Nick Rawbone, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Playing Around, Ran, Richard Barnes, Sportsboats, Toe In The Water, UK Regattas, United Kingdom, William Naylor, Winston

    The Garmin Hamble Winter Series lived up to its name on Sunday with torrential rain and a chilly 18 knots from the northwest that left competitors glad to repair to the bar after racing.read more

    The increasing appeal of the mini-maxi 72 footers

    by  • 12 October 2013 • Guillermo Parada, Niklas Zennstrom, Ran, robertissima, Roberto Tomasini, Various, Vasco Vascotto

    While the commercial part of the sport of sailing is crippled by the financial crisis, especially in Europe, there is a class where the grass is greener. An increasing number of wealthy owners is attracted by the 72 footers with the latest newcomer being Italy's Roberto Tomasini who bought Niklas Zennström's Ran last week

    Garmin Hamble Winter Series underway

    by  • 7 October 2013 • Alice, Andrew Pearce, Andy Uren, Ben Meakins, Biela-Munkenbeck, British Soldier, Garmin Hamble Winter Series, Inshore, Inshore General, Lloyd Hamilton, Localletterbox Zero II, Loco, Magnum III, Nick Rawbone, Niklas Zennstrom, One Designs, Playing Around, Ran, Richard Barnes, Toe In The Water, tp52, UK Regattas, United Kingdom, William Naylor, Winston

    From the long range forecasts over the past week it was clear that there wasn’t going to be much wind for the first weekend of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series, incorporating the first of tworead 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

    Azzurra hangs on

    by  • 11 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, Michele Galli, Nico Martinez, Niklas Zennstrom, Paprec, Provezza, Quantum Racing, Ran Racing, rio, Tony Langley, tp52, yacht club costa smeralda

    From the tightest and most exciting coastal race for many years, Quantum Racing sailed to a well earned win today to close the gap to just one point in the overall standings for Sardinia&rread 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