Harnessing the navigational genius of Dutchman Marcel van Triest, Magic Carpet Cubed pipped ARCA SGR to the post
Furio Benussi’s 100ft ARCA SGR cruised across the Punta Ala finish line to her second consecutive 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar line honours victory.
The final race of the IMA Maxi Europeans, part of Tre Golfi Sailing Week, was the traditional lap of Capri, measuring just under 15 miles, which proved the decider of the first IMA Maxi European Championship.
Scheduled for day two of the IMA Maxi Europeans’ inshore/coastal racing were two windward-leewards. After a delay out on the Bay of Naples, only one was finally completed
Following on from the Regata dei Tre Golfi offshore race, the International Maxi Association’s Maxi European Championship entered a new phase with the first of four days of inshore/coastal racing at the Maxi Yacht Sorrento Trophy, part of Tre Golfi Sailing Week
A strong turn-out of 25 maxi yachts competed in the Regata dei Tre Golfi, the 67th edition of Italy’s second oldest offshore race which set sail on Saturday 14 May
Winner of the Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge event at Palmavela, Mallorca, was David M. Leuschen’s Wallycento, Galateia
The Mediterranean maxi racing season opened with the Portofino Regate di Primavera on the Gulf of Tigullio but hampered by weather that was more ‘winter’ than ‘spring’
After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, racing at last resumed at Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille, the third and penultimate event in the International Maxi Association’s Caribbean Maxi Challenge
Robert Gwózdz and Marcin Sutkowski’s Gdynia-based VO65 Sailing Poland claimed both Saturday and Sunday’s races to win on countback from the Jelmer van Beek-skippered Janssen de Jong – DutchSail.
A most rewarding week two of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez for the maxi yachts concluded with an easterly eventually filling in to provide 45 of the world’s largest sailing yachts with a last opportunity to put points on the scoreboard