Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Audi MedCup Circuit regatta

Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy, 13 09 2011 © Ian Roman - Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup 2011 – Conde de Godo of Barcelona Trophy: Day of Judgement

September 16, 2011

A big day, perhaps even the biggest yet on the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit. After 41 races spread over four countries, Portugal, France, Italy and Spain and wind conditions from fierce 35 knot gusts in windy Cascais at the start of the season in May, to this finale regatta in the light, sometimes capricious sea…

Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy, 12 09 2011 © Francesco Ferri_Studio Borlenghi Audi MedCup

2011 Audi MedCup Circuit – City of Barcelona Trophy: Close battle for the 52 Series

September 15, 2011

With just three days from the end of the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit at the City of Barcelona Trophy regatta the battles for the overall 52 Series title are still closer than they have been, at least since 2007 when Artemis won in Hyeres, France. In the overall standings for the season Bribon lie just…

Nacho Postigo - Technical Director of Audi MedCup Circuit - Marseille Trophy, 18 06 2011 © Ian Roman - Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup Circuit 2011: Interview with Nacho Postigo, Technical Director of the Audi MedCup Circuit

September 15, 2011

Nacho Postigo, Technical Director of the Audi MedCup Circuit, sums up the 2011 season, gives his view on the TP 52 and Soto 40 racing classes, and provides an outlook to next year. Audi MedCup Circuit – The 2012 Audi MedCup Circuit finishes in Barcelona and the competition is closer than ever before. What have…

Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy, 12 09 2011 © Nico Martinez Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup 2011 – Conde de Godo City of Barcelona Trophy: 2nd Day Update

September 14, 2011

The second racing day of the Conde de Godo City of Barcelona Trophy and the Soto 40 fleet, which promises to be the strongest of the season, start racing today.

Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy, 12 09 2011 © Francesco Ferri_Studio Borlenghi Audi MedCup

2011 Audi MedCup Circuit – Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy Regatta – Practice Race Day

September 12, 2011

It is practice race day for the 52 Series, the prelude to Tuesday’s first race day at the Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy Regatta, the finale to this year’s Audi MedCup Circuit.

21 07 2010, Camper Regatta - Conde de Godo Trophy - Barcelona © Stefano Gattini_Studio Borlenghi/Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup Circuit: Barcelona ready to witness the closest finish

September 06, 2011

Barcelona, the Olympic city of 1992, looks set to witness the closest finish to the Audi MedCup Circuit for four years when the TP52’s of the 52 Series shoot out for the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit title. Quantum Racing, skippered by America’s Cup winner Ed Baird (USA), need a solid final regatta if they are…

Region of Murcia Cartagena Trophy, 24 08 2011 © Stefano Gattini_Studio Borlenghi/Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup Circuit – Region of Murcia-Cartagena Trophy: 2nd Day Update

August 25, 2011

If the forecast is to be believed the pace should pick up slightly for the second day of racing at the Region of Murcia-Cartagena Trophy, the fourth event of the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit. There is a promise that the sea breeze should pick up to more than 10kts by the middle of the afternoon….

Region of Murcia Cartagena Trophy, 24 08 2011 © Ian Roman/Audi MedCup

2011 Audi MedCup Region of Murcia-Cartagena Trophy: More complications

August 24, 2011

The Audi MedCup Circuit’s fourth regatta of the five event season, the Region of Murcia-Cartagena Trophy, is expected to start today with only light winds for the two scheduled windward leeward races for the 52 Series. It is another very warm morning with only very light winds,for both fleets around the Audi MedCuprace village the…

Region of Murcia Cartagena Trophy, 23 08 2011 © Stefano Gattini Studio Borlenghi Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup – Region of Murcia, Cartagena Trophy: Practice race cancelled due to lack of wind

August 24, 2011

The scheduled practice race for the Region of Murcia, Cartagena Trophy regatta fell victim to a lack of breeze, and when the AP flag hung limply over the A flag and it became apparent that there was n prospect of enough wind to race, the 52 Series fleet scuttled back to Cartagena’s marina, seeking relief…

Audi MedCup 2011 - Region of Murcia Trophy - Cartagena - Spain - Photo Guido Trombetta - Studio Borlegnhi Audi MedCup

First day’s pressure at the Audi MedCup Circuit’s Region of Murcia – Cartagena Trophy

August 23, 2011

A light, slow start to the first morning of the Audi MedCup Circuit’s Region of Murcia-Cartagena Trophy masks the tensions which are almost inevitably rising among the leading contenders.

Audi MedCup - Region of Murcia - City of Cartagena Trophy 2011 - Photo Pedro Martinez-Audi MedCup

Battle lines drawn off Cartagena

August 23, 2011

Cartagena is without question one of the Audi MedCup Circuit season’s most difficult race tracks, a real challenge for the tacticians, strategists and navigators thanks to the wind conditions which change so often. “You have to remember that there is very often no pattern to follow. It can be completely different from one lap of…

Audi MedCup 52 Series Region of Sardinia Trophy Day 1 image - Ran - Photo S Gattini - Studio Borlenghi Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup Region of Sardinia Trophy – 2nd Day update

July 21, 2011

After an opening day to the Region of Sardinia Trophy regatta which was bruising both physically and mentally, the second day of racing for the 52 Series and the first races in Sardinia sees more modest wind conditions.

Region of Sardinia Trophy - 20 07 2011  Photo Ian Roman Audi MedCup

Audi MedCup 2011 Region of Sardinia Trophy – Day 1

July 20, 2011

As Matador, the Audi Azzurra Sailing Team finished their 2010 season on these Cagliari waters on a high note, winners of the Region of Sardinia Trophy ahead of Jochen Schuemann and Seb Col’s Audi A1 powered by ALL4ONE.

Sailing yacht RAN Region of Sardinia Trophy, 19 07 2011 © Ian RomanAudi MedCup

Audi MedCup – Region of Sardinia Trophy practice race won by sailing yacht Ran

July 20, 2011

When they won today’s 52 Series Practice Race Niklas and Catherine Zennström and their Ràn team enjoyed a morale boosting reminder that they are just one of several 52 Series teams which are in shape to leave the capital city of Sardinia next Sunday with the Region of Sardinia Trophy in their possession.           Their…

Crews carrying the sails after training - Photo Pedro Martinez - Audi MedCup - Region of Sardinia Trophy 2011

Audi MedCup – Region of Sardinia Trophy practice race to commence shortly

July 19, 2011

After two days of informal practice of Cagliari’s Gulf of Angels it is time for the 52 Series fleet to make their final tune up prior to Wednesday’s start to the Region of Sardinia Trophy. The official practice race for the Region of Sardinia Trophy starts at just after 1300hrs local time when it should become clearer if the changes that different crews have made will bear fruit.

TP52 World Championship Valencia 2010 © Nico Martinez WSM

TP52 Rán sailing team to race the 2011 Audi MedCup

October 06, 2010

Niklas and Catherine Zennstrom’s (SWE) Rán (GBR) sailing team will race the 2011 Audi MedCup Circuit.

Camper Regatta - Conde de Godo Trophy - Barcelona  Photo Credit Guido Trombetta Studio Borlenghi Audi MedCup

TP52 World Championships in Valencia to start next week

September 29, 2010

The TP52 World Championships in Valencia start racing one week today, Tuesday 5th October.

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