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...
MYRC Day 5: Upset on penultimate day
Porto Cervo, 8 September 2017
Costa Smeralda served up near perfect conditions for the penultimate day of racing at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup . All classes sailed an anticlockwise loop of Caprera, La Maddalena and Spargi in northwesterly winds peaking in the mid-teens.
In the R...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Day 4: Galateia again
Porto Cervo, 7 September 2017
A singleton windward-leeward race for the Maxi 72s and Wallys was held on what for all the other classes was a layday at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo. Two races were scheduled to make up for those lost earlier in the week, but, after the f...
MYRC: Day 3: Two bullet day for MOMO in Porto Cervo
Porto Cervo, 6 September 2017
As Bryon Ehrhart, owner of Lucky, put it: “Today was great sailing - Chamber of Commerce stuff!” After difficult conditions for some of the seven classes at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup yesterday, there was solid breeze for day three of racin...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Day 2: Glamour day for the Mini Maxis
Porto Cervo, 5 September 2017
Tricky conditions and dual breezes made life difficult on day two of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo. This annual event for the world’s largest racing yachts is organised jointly by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, this year celebrating i...
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Day 1: a day of surprises
Porto Cervo, 4 September 2017
Racing began today at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship in Porto Cervo. This annual event is jointly organised by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, this year celebrating its 50th anniversary, and the International Maxi Associ...