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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Day 3 – Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup © Max Ranchi Photography http://www.maxranchi.com

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 racing. Winds ranging from 10-20+ knots enabled the Maxi 72s and Wallys successfully to sail two windward-leewards, while the ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Bella Mente, World Champion 2016, Maxi 72 Class © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

There are exactly fifty Maxi Yachts in the marina at Porto Cervo, the same number of Maxis as years that the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has been founded. In fact, it was 1967 when His Highness the Aga Khan cut the ribbon at this Yacht Club. Starting tomorrow Monday, September 4th, these beautiful yachts, true queens of the seas that ...

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Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Quinag

Pulses look set to race once again at the Mediterranean’s greatest festival of big boat competition. The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary, in conjunction with the International Maxi Association (IMA), an organization that in turn can trace its roots back nearly four decades. The forty-eight ...

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Rolex Fastnet Race

The Fastnet Rock as captured by the legendary photographer Carlo Borlenghi – Rolex Fastnet Race © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi http://www.carloborlenghi.net

France galvanised its reputation as the world’s greatest offshore racing nation by dominating the results across the majority of the classes in the Rolex Fastnet Race for a third consecutive occasion. Of the 11 main prizes, French boats failed to win just three, and of these one (Dongfeng Race Team) was raced by a largely French crew. The Royal Ocean ...

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Superyacht Cup

Superyacht Cup ends

The Superyacht Cup, a regatta renowned for its warm atmosphere and fierce racing, is not only one of the most hotly anticipated events on the superyacht sailing circuit, but also the longest running regatta of its kind in Europe. Moreover, this thrilling four-day event unites sailors from all corners of the globe and boasts being a regatta where the camaraderie ...

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J-Class and Superyacht Regatta Bermuda

J-Class and Superyacht Regatta Bermuda

In June 2017, the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda will be graced by the J Class fleet. These majestic titans of sail competed for the Cup during the 1930s and are perhaps still some of the most famous yachts afloat. Only ten J Class yachts were ever built, of which three originals survive today, including Shamrock V and Endeavour which ...

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Debuts New Superyacht Azimut

Azimut Grande 35 Metri

The Azimut Grande 35 Metri made its debut last week at the Versilia Yachting Rendez-Vous in Italy. Beyond being Azimut’s new flagship, the 115-foot raised pilothouse incorporates pioneering designs that include two beach clubs, a largest-in-class balcony, and the option of adding a level that serves as a second sundeck. Stefano Righini, the designer who has defined Azimut’s distinctive profiles ...

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Pink Gin VI Baltic Yachts

Pink Gin VI Baltic Yachts

The sailing yacht Pink Gin VI recently took to the water. Finnish boatbuilder Baltic Yachts recently launched the world’s largest carbon-fiber sloop at its Jakobstad shipyard. After the success of its 152-foot Pink Gin V, Baltic Yachts decided to go bigger and better with the 175-foot Pink Gin VI. Judel/Vrolijk & Co. did the yacht’s naval architecture and Design Unlimited ...

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Wally 145 mega cruiser for Sale

Wally 145 – Living concept © Skipper OnDeck Yachting

Wally adds the beautiful mega sailer Wally 145 to its order book: 44 meters of performance, comfort and style developed for an experienced yachtsman with the German Frers naval architecture. “The new Wally 145 is the perfect yacht to enjoy sailing round the world” says Luca Bassani, Wally founder and president, “She epitomizes our credo of uncompromised performance combined with ...

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Charter this summer Perini Navi yachts

PERINI NAVI YACHT CHARTER THIS SUMMER

The Perini Navi yachts Xnoi, Perseus^3, Seahawk and Helios are all available for charter this summer. A quartet of Perini Navi sailing yachts are offering charters in multiple destinations this summer. The 100-foot Xnoi will spend the summer chartering in Italy and France, taking as many as 10 guests in four staterooms at a lowest weekly base rate of about ...

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