For two of the 2017 season’s top 52 SUPER SERIES teams the familiar waters of Porto Cervo, Sardinia have been something of an emotional rollercoaster.
At 5:00 PM today, well over 48 hours after the start of the race, the yachts that had completed the Giraglia and arrived in the port of Genoa were just over thirty out of a fleet of 209.
The first day of inshore races at the Giraglia Rolex Cup, partnered by Rolex and organised by the Yacht Club Italiano and the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez, started in calm conditions with light breezes from the southeast that peaked at 9 knots.
The 32nd edition of the International Sailing Race Brindizi – Corfu, which was organized by the Circolo de la Vela Brindisi and the Gouvia Marina Sailing Club, has already passed in the history of this very important sporting event.
Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand suffered a major capsize in their second Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff Semi-Final race of the day against Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR.
The preeminent international lake regatta will welcome more than 550 competitors on Lake Léman this weekend, among which a number of first ever participants coming from the four corners of Europe.
The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers burst back into action on the first day of June with all the America’s Cup teams, bar Artemis Racing, in action on the Great Sound.