Skolkovo keep the 2016 top spot

IMG_8123 - resizedMoscow’s Skolkovo sailing team keep the top spot in the 2016 Sunsail MBa Global Sailing League despite their second place in the Cranfield Regatta.  Their lead is now down to 4 points. The Russian school has 4 points from three events, while new second place school, LBS has 8.

INSEAD slip a place to third, while Henley, Kellogg/WHU and Cranfield shoot up the table following their high placings at the Cranfield regatta to lie 4th, 5th and 6th.  More >

London Business School Return to Winning Ways

2 (100)London Business School, the 2014 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League champions won the Cranfield regatta  on the 9-10 of July, in the Solent on the South coast of England, to end a losing streak that’s lasted since they won the same regatta in 2014. LBS won with three first places and two seconds.

For the first time since they have competed with them, they finished ahead of the main Skolkovo crew. The Russian team have dominated the league since The Global MBA Trophy in April 2015.  Skolkovo came second on the Solent, winning one race and coming third in two. More >

LBS return to the top of the rankings

sailing club logoLondon Business School’s second place in the Global MBA Trophy in Athens, along with their 7th place at the Rolex regatta in 2015 means that they climb above Skolkovo in the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing rankings, after the ABC regatta in June.

The rankings take into account the previous 12 months’ results in league events.

Bocconi are the other big movers, with their 5th place in Athens this year, compared to not participating in 2015. HEC, meanwhile drop back, achieving only a 7th place in the ABC, compared to 3rd last year. More >

Skolkovo take an early lead in the 2016 league

skolkovo logoSkolkovo’s success at the Global MBA Trophy and the Alumni Business Cup gives them a strong lead in the 2016 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League. Their two victories give them 2 points, while nearest rivals INSEAD have 5, with a second place in St Petersburg and 3rd in Athens.  LBS finish off the podium with 7 points (5th in the ABC and 2nd in the GMT). More >


Home team wins in Russia

Skolkovo welcomed the ABC regatta to St 2016-06-10-180Petersburg, and proceeded to win a very windy regatta, truncated to just the one day’s sailing.

The Russian team, led by Maxim Merzlikin, won two of the five races that day, came second in two more and the onshore games, and discarded a fifth place to win the event with 8 points and the sailing element with 6 points.

Three INSEAD teams won the legs that Skolkovo didn’t, with Spyros Papantoniou’s crew taking two firsts, Marc LeBorgne’s taking one and Maarten deVries’s taking the shore games victory. The three INSEAD teams were level on 13 points, with Spyros coming second with more 1st places, and Marc coming third. More >