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Rolex Fastnet Race 2013: RORC Increase Entries

February 26, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

In order to satisfy demand for places, the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) has increased the number of places available for IRC rated boats by an extra 40 places, to 340. To cope with this, the event will be moved to Plymouth Yacht Haven, featuring the extra berthing, if needed. ... read full story

Hoek designed luxury yacht LIONHEART wins the historic Kings Hundred Guinea Cup

July 27, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The legendary Kings Hundred Guinea Cup went to the Claasen Jachtbouw built and Andre Hoek designed superyacht Lionheart, participating in this year's J Class Regatta in the Solent. This splendid vessel competed along with other beautiful J Class yachts, including Velsheda superyacht, charter yacht Ranger as well as luxury yacht Rainbow. ... read full story

2012 J Class Solent Regatta – Hundred Guinea Cup won by luxury yacht Lionheart

July 23, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Saturday 21 July saw the 2012 J Class Solent Regatta - Hundered Guinea Cup, attended by the spectacular J Class yachts. The overall winner has become sailing yacht Lionheart, followed by superyacht Velsheda, charter yacht Ranger and Rainbow superyacht, respectively. ... read full story

81st J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race: Winners emerge

July 01, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The 2012 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race yachts gradually complete the race, with around 400 teams still competing. The largest yacht ever competing in this popular race, the 162ft luxury yacht Eleonora E (ex Eleonora), took 47th place in IRC 0 class. ... read full story

2012 J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race Prizegiving

July 01, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Hosted by the Island Sailing Club, the 81st J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race prizegiving rewarded charter yacht ICAP Leopard with Observer Trophy, while Gold Roman Bowl went to Manroland Sheetfed yacht and Silver Roman Bowl to Sundowner yacht. ... read full story

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race: 2012 Gold and Silver Roman Bowl winners

June 30, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

With the official prizegiving taking place at the Island Sailing Club on Sunday 1 July, the 81st J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race has unveiled its winners. The prominent Gold Roman Bowl for first boat overall on IRC handicap went to Tony Langley’s TP52 sailing yacht Manroland Sheetfed. Charter yacht ICAP Leopard completed the race in 03hrs, 59mins and 04secs. ... read full story

81st J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race started

June 30, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

With the presence of over 1,600 participating yachts, the 81st edition of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race kicked off today. The race is attended by such spectacular vessels as the 100ft charter yacht ICAP Leopard or the 162ft superyacht Eleonora E (ex Eleonora). ... read full story

Westward Cup 2012: Three Big Class yachts racing for the Yacht Club de Monaco Trophy

June 14, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The three Big Class yachts racing in this year's Westward Cup gathered today the Eatern Solent to compete for Yacht Club de Monaco Trophy. These include the 49.5m (160ft) charter yacht Eleonora E (ex Eleonora), the 42.06m (138ft) luxury yacht Mariette, and the 38.1m (125ft) superyacht Mariquita. Today's race was won by Mariette, now having 3 points in the overall competing. ... read full story

Mount Gay Rum to support Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week as the official ‘Regatta Rum’

June 07, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

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Mount Gay Rum once again comes back as supporting sponsor of this year's Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week yacht regatta, providing both Mount Gay Eclipse Rum as well as Mount Gay Extra Old Rum to a number of events and organising consumer, trade and yachting press. ... read full story

Portland Port – superyacht hotspot for the 2012 Olympic Games

March 12, 2012

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Portland, the venue for this year’s Olympic and Paralympics sailing races, is ready to become a hot superyacht destination this summer with multiple deep water berths and anchorages available. ... read full story

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