Lighter than usual. Alegre step closer to Soriano's Copa del Rey triple crown
Palma de Mallorca, 3 August 2017
Light airs continue to prevail at 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE on the Bay of Palma where only one race was sailed today for many of the monohull classes. Four divisions now have new leaders including Mallorca Sotheby’s IRC Class 1 where Andy Soriano&...
MOMO's winning run broken
Palma de Mallorca, 2 August 2017
A broken spinnaker halyard on the first run of the first race today may have cost Dieter Schön’s Momo team their perfect scoreline, but as they then bounced back to win their fourth race from five starts, the German flagged team pass the m...
The King of Copa del Rey MAPFRE Regattas?
Palma de Mallorca, 31 July 2017
Over the Saturday and Sunday before the Copa del Rey MAPFRE starts racing the race docks which surround the Real Club Náutico de Palma are always abuzz with activity. But this weekend they have been busier and more active than ever simply beca...
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...