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Strong wind at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta

June 09, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

Porto Cervo, Italy. Thursday 9th June, 2011. Winds gusting at over 35 knots kept the 27 superyachts competing in the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 in port for the duration of today’s second scheduled race day. Co-organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and Boat International Media with the support of title sponsor Loro Piana,... ... read full story

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta Results Race Day 1

June 08, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

PORTO CERVO, SARDINIA The 27 yachts have set out on a 30-mile race on the first day of competition at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 in Porto Cervo. With the wind blowing 15 knots from the south-west, Course No.15 takes these large sailing yachts on a long reach past Monaci and then around the... ... read full story

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 Porto Cervo Sardinia

June 07, 2011

Written by Mike Smith

PORTO CERVO, SARDINIA – Tuesday 7th June, 2011 – THE MEDITERRANEAN RACING SEASON BEGINS IN STYLE IN PORTO CERVO Twenty-seven of the most spectacular sailing yachts on the water are today berthed in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, eagerly anticipating the first day of racing at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011. The fourth edition of this... ... read full story

Wally Yachts and Financial Times launch Maxi Yacht Grand Prix Series 2011

April 25, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Wally Yachts and the Financial Times have joined forces to launch a new Maxi Yacht racing series. The FT Wally Grand Prix Series is a unique series of races for the world’s largest fleet of Maxi racing yachts. The racing teams feature sailing’s premier talent from the America's Cup and the Olympics together with some of the most prominent captains of industry. The series takes place between April and October, moving between the Mediterranean’s most glamorous and vibrant sailing locations. ... read full story

Dubois Cup 2011 to Carbon Offset

March 15, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Dubois has announced that, in partnership with Yacht Carbon Offset, it has balanced the estimated carbon footprint of this year’s regatta, which includes an allowance for participants’ air travel to Sardinia. Hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo, The Dubois Cup will take place between 4-6 June 2011. ... read full story

The Dubois Cup 2011 at the YCCS in Porto Cervo, Sardinia

March 06, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Dubois Cup is an exciting regatta that brings together many Dubois designed yachts, owners, crew industry associates and media alike. There are currently eight yachts confirmed Including three of Dubois' prominent launches from the last year. Superyacht Kokomo (58.4m) sailing yacht Twizzle (57.5m) and yacht Zefira (49.7m ... read full story

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2011 dates now confirmed

June 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Following the resounding success of the third annual Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta organised by Boat International Media and Yacht Club Costa Smeralda the dates for the next edition of the event will be: 7 - 11 June 2011 ... read full story

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010 – Yacht Ganesha overall winner

June 14, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010 - With two straight wins out of two races held, the 39 metre sailing yacht Ganesha is the overall winner of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010. Ganesha, built by Fitzroy yachts, also dominated the 23 boat Cruising Division while the Wally 101 Indio took overall victory in the Performance division. The Dubois designed sailing yacht Moonbird and Harry Macklowe’s Unfurled took second and third place respectively among the Cruising yachts. The Performance class saw the Wally yachts Highland Fling and Magic Carpet 2 take second and third place Loro Piana trophies. ... read full story

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta Sardinia Porto Cervo, Italy – 12 June 2010

June 12, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

During the race competitors saw the whole range of conditions from the start in light to moderate winds, while at the northwesterly turning mark of the course, deep into ‘bomb alley’, the wind was gusting into the 20s – challenging conditions for the crews as they hoisted their spinnakers. Unfortunately back to the south of Porto Cervo the sea breeze was attempting to fill in with the net result that the wind disappeared. First to arrive was the Performance Class who were left wallowing within sight of the line for 30 minutes as the Cruising Class caught up and joined them in the park up. It was only the latter end of the Cruising Class that were able to bring down the new wind, with Unfurled and Gliss allowing their momentum to take them to the line with Saudade squeezing through just ahead of them. ... read full story

Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010 Day 2: Big breeze allows for a day of recovery

June 10, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

After a breezy opening day of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2010 that saw several boats returning to the marina off the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda with breakage, so strong winds continued to blow overnight and through into this morning when, after a 90 minute delay, Principle Race Office Peter Craig cancelled day two of racing at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta. ... read full story

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