Corfu' Challenge: and the winner is....
Corfu' (Greece), 9 July 2017
Congratulations to George Sakellaris and Team Proteus, the 2017 Corfu Challenge winners! One final race was held yesterday, Saturday July 8, and spectators were delighted to watch the exciting prestart match racing that played out. Conditions started...
Corfu' Challenge, Day 4: Proteus in the lead
Corfu' (Greece), 7 July 2017
Proteus remains in the lead after another spectacular day in Corfu. Friday’s racing had two winners in two races; Dario Ferrari and team Cannonball took the first and Bella Mente, skippered by Hap Fauth won the second. Both two lap races showca...
Corfu' Challenge, Day Three
Corfu' (Greece), 6 July 2017
The third day of the 2017 Corfu Challenge - with Rolex as the official timepiece - proved to be yet another superb day of racing for Maxi 72s. Teams left Marina Gouvia with flat, calm sapphire blue water and were delighted to rendezvous in a fully wh...
Corfu' Challenge: Taste of Corfu'
Corfu' (Greece), 5 July 2017
Sailors and spectators were blown away by the majestic mountain ranges and tall cypress trees that lined Wednesday’s racecourse. PRO Ariane Mainemare started the costal race in a 12 knot north west wind just to the east of Corfu. The 80 degree ...
Corfu' Challenge: Day One
Corfu' (Greece), 4 July 2017
Spectators from around the world met to watch the first ever Maxi 72 class racing in Corfù, Greece. The scheduled afternoon start was delayed due to light wind, where two different breeze directions fought until 1600 when a beautiful, flat wat...
Corfu Challenge, Corfu (Greece) 3-8 July. The Practice Day
The 2017 Corfu Challenge for Maxis 72 kicked off today (3 July) with an official practice day. Prior to leaving the dock, Father Alex Karloutsos came down to bless newly named Evniki, as well as the entire fleet. Teams then zipped out to the racecour...