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Rolex Giraglia Line honours for Magic Carpet Cubed

Harnessing the navigational genius of Dutchman Marcel van Triest, Magic Carpet Cubed pipped ARCA SGR to the post

151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar double for ARCA SGR

Furio Benussi’s 100ft ARCA SGR cruised across the Punta Ala finish line to her second consecutive 151 Miglia-Trofeo Cetilar line honours victory.

Lyra is first IMA Maxi European Champion

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.

IMA Maxi Europeans – A day of delays on the Bay of Naples

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

Maxi European Championship – North Star sets the pace

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

25 Maxi yachts compete in the Regata dei Tre Golfi

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

Galateia sweeps the Maxi Inshore Challenge event at Palmavela

Winner of the Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge event at Palmavela, Mallorca, was David M. Leuschen’s Wallycento, Galateia

Portofino Regate di Primavera – more ‘winter’ than ‘spring’

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’

The Maxi are Back in classic big wind St Barts . . . what you come here for

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

Second IMA Caribbean Maxi Challenge event

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 Rewarding Week of Maxi Racing at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

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

Spectacular renaissance for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup at Porto Cervo

The wind off Porto Cervo never filled in on the final day of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Thus, following Friday’s layday, the results at the end of play on Thursday stand.