Maxi Racing Resumes in Capri

Based out of Capri’s Marina Grande, the Maxi Yacht Capri Trophy at Rolex Capri Sailing Week is the opening event of the International Maxi Association’s annual five event 2021 Mediterranean Maxi Inshore Challenge

Second Jules Verne Trophy record attempt for Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild has set sail this Sunday, 10 January, on a second attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy record

Maxi winners at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

Despite the wind turning light and complicated for the last two days, maxi yacht competition at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez was successfully held on three out of four days

Rolex Maxi and Rolex Swan Cup cancelled

Both the Rolex Maxi and Rolex Swan Cup races have been cancelled

First the Good News . . .

The international sailing circuit to a moving feast that is in constant flux, with events postponing and cancelling as coronavirus restrictions dictate

We won’t go back to where we were . . . this will be a big, big reset for everyone

Andrew McIrvine, Secretary General of the International Maxi Association, and the driving force behind the success of the IMA over recent years, looked at the coronavirus pandemic situation for big boat racing

Maxi winners decided at Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez

The final day of Les Voiles de Saint Tropez 2019 enabled the maxi teams to get some deciding points on the board

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Cannonball, win Mini Maxi Racer 1 class

At his third attempt, Dario Ferrari and his Maxi 72 Cannonball, deservedly won the Mini Maxi Racer 1 class at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Sardinia

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Big breeze Friday

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – An exhilarating day for most, but too much for a few, with a sad mast breakage for the brand new Grand Soleil 80 Essentia

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Velsheda claws one back

The tables turned in the heavyweight J Class bout in the Super Maxi class with Velsheda finally prising a point off Topaz. Despite these two being the largest, heaviest, oldest style of boat competing, they are sailed with all the…

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Older Swans show the way

While the rest sailed the coastal, Mini Maxi Racer-Cruiser and Cruiser-Racer classes contested two windward-leewards on Tuesday at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Beginner’s luck for Vesper at 30th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

For the 47 competitors, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup got off to a superb start Monday with a northwesterly that built to 20+ knots