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...
Big hearted Lionheart crew wins America's Cup J Class Regatta
Bermuda, 21 June 2017
Emerging in second place from a dramatic, high stakes final race which was laden with tension until the final run to the finish on a tight, compact race course off Bermuda's Saint Georges, Lionheart clinched the first ever America's Cup J Cla...
Giraglia Rolex Cup: Freccia Rossa's Momentous Display
Genoa, 17 June 2017
17 June, 2017. Patience, mental fortitude and an unrelenting desire to surmount the challenges posed by fickle weather conditions defined the racing at the 2017 Giraglia Rolex Cup. A profound respect for tradition, a collective love of sailing a...
Giraglia Rolex Cup: Line Honours Glory for MOMO
Genoa, 15 June 2017
The Maxi 72 Momo (GER) has claimed line honours at the 2017 Giraglia Rolex Cup. Arriving in Genoa at 21:39.04 local time on Thursday 15 June, IMA Member Dieter Schön and his crew completed the 65th edition of the historic offshore race...