Maxis in the RORC Transatlantic Race and Atlantic Anniversary Regatta. Maxi class news
15th November 2017
The next event in the International Maxi Association calendar is the RORC Transatlantic Race, organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in association with the IMA. This starts from Marina Lanzarote in the Canary Islands on 25 November, heading for Ca...
Bogatyr wins 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race
Valletta, Malta, 25 October 2017
Igor Rytov’s Russian-crewed JPK 1080 Bogatyr has been declared the overall winner of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. While a number of yachts are still racing, none has the possibility of beating Bogatyr's corrected time. Bogatyr is believe...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017: Rambler 88 takes Line Honours
Valletta, Malta, 24 October 2017
George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 has taken Line Honours in the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race, crossing the finish line at the Royal Malta Yacht Club at 21:48:09 CEST on Monday 23rd October, in an elapsed time of 2 days, 9 hours 48 minutes 9...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017, Day 3: Leaders in their element
Valletta, Malta, 23 October 2017
As expected, near gale force winds arrived in the early hours of this morning (Monday) rapidly changing the character of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. To the north of Sicily, yachts are experiencing sustained wind speeds of 30 knots with a signific...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017, Day 2: The calm before the storm
Valletta, Malta, 22 October 2017
George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88, has made the best of the light breeze dominating the first 24 hours of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race to build a commanding lead over her rivals. Pressing on through the sticky conditions, Rambler ha...
The Odyssey begins
21 October 2017
104 yachts from 30 different nations have started the 38th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Watched by thousands of well-wishers lining the historic Grand Harbour and thousands more via a live link, the 606-mile Mediterranean classic offshore ra...