After four days of racing in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, 7 yachts have completed the race, 47 are still racing, and 50 yachts have now officially retired.
The first Act of the 2017/2018 Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series got off to a cracking start, with winds up to 20-knots for the first two days, allowing the Race Committee to whet the appetites of the 80 sailors on the water with six races.
Photo-finish may seem an overstatement to define centenarian yachts crossing the finish line.
George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 has taken Line Honours in the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race, crossing the finish line at the Royal Malta Yacht Club at 21:48:09 CEST on Monday 23rd October, in an elapsed time of 2 days, 9 hours 48 minutes 9 seconds.
In two weeks' time, some of the most fascinating old ladies of the classic yachting circuit and a great line-up of experienced teams and sailors will reunite again on the Cote d'Azur for the 7th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy.
The Grand Prix of the City of Venice reaches its 4th edition confirming significant growth from every point of view: compared to last year, the major luxury venician hotels involved in the event have risen from nine to twelve and the maxi yachts in the race from ten to thirteen.
As the 11 teams in Mahón, Menorca anticipate the first races of the 52 SUPER SERIES season finale, Menorca 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week, a breezy official practice race was abandoned by all today as prudence took precedence in advance of Tuesday’s first points races at the six-regatta season’s decisive final event.