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...
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017: tomorrow the start
Valletta, Malta, 20 October 2017
From South Africa to the United States, from Chile to New Zealand, the appeal of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is unquestionably broad. The 103 yachts expected to start tomorrow’s 38th edition of the 606-nm race represent 30 different countries. Sa...
Maxi "Spirit of Portopiccolo" wins the IV edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge
Venice, 14th October 2017
With the prize-giving ceremony at VYP Venice Yacht Pier held today at 4.30 pm, the fourth edition of the Venice Hospitality Challenge, a regatta of Maxi Yacht, combined with the major luxury venician hotels, the sailing Grand Prix of the City of Veni...
Five events for new Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge
3 October 2017
The 2018 IMA Mediterranean Maxi Offshore Challenge sets sail this month with the Rolex Middle Sea Race, starting from Valletta’s Grand Harbour, Malta, on 21 October. Comprising the region’s most prestigious offshore races, the five event ...
MYRC DAY 6: MOMO crowned Rolex Maxi 72 World Champion
Porto Cervo, 9 September 2017
Germany’s Dieter Schön and the crew of Momo claimed the 2017 Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship held off Porto Cervo. The event, run in conjunction with the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, was the closest yet, both events organised by the Yacht Club C...