This past week, from July 10 through 12, the first international Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup race took place along the premises of the new Yacht Club of Monaco (YCM) inaugurated just a month ago. Organized by Solar1 under Sergei Dobroserdov together with the YCM under the valuable expertise of Marco Casiraghi.
This 76th edition offered a beautiful and very tactical regatta with winds up to 25 knots. This year the winner was Ladycat on a Décision 35 in just 5h38, the second best time in the long history of the regatta. In the category of the monohulls, Syz & Co won in 8h09 beating the record from 1994 by more than 30 minutes.
his year The Bol d’Or Regatta turned 75 years old. What began as a small regatta on Lake Geneva, Switzerland with just 26 boats, has become today the most important inland regatta in the world. The Bol d’Or (which literally means gold cup or bowl) is certainly among the most spectacular events on this […]
licante, Spain, April 8 – The Volvo Ocean Race on Monday unveiled the full route for the 12th edition of sailing’s premier round-the-world race, to take place in 2014-15. The route will take in 10 cities in nine countries – Spain, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, United States, Portugal, France and […]
Just 21 points separated the overall leaders Groupama sailing team from the fourth-placed CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand. The Volvo Ocean Race never before had four teams with a realistic chance of winning this close to the finish. The four teams still in contention for offshore sailing’s most prestigious prize, the end game, were all about the pursuit of perfection with less than two weeks of sailing left and no more margins for error.