LBS are 2022 MBA SAiling League Champions

London Business School’s 3rd place at the IE Halloween regatta was enough to clinch the title of MBA Sailing League Champions for 2022. The only school to take part in all four regattas of 2022, London won the POLIMI regatta in Capri and the RSM regatta in Porto, coming 4th in the LBS Global MBA Trophy in Athens.

MIP/POLIMI’s win in Athens and 3rd place in Capri helped them to second place, while Imperial’s second place in Lanzarote sees them leapfrog Tuck into third. Tuck’s second in Athens means they take 4th place and IE’s win in Lanzarote means they round out the top 5.

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First time racing skipper wins the IE Halloween Regatta

Winning IE Crew from Halloween regatta

The IE crew led by Caroline Klass won in style on the second day of the Halloween regatta held in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The host team came away with two wins a second and a third, to head the table on 4 points after a discard. It was Caroline’s first regatta as skipper of a keelboat, and she and her crew took full advantage of the light conditions.

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7 Crews line up for IE Halloween Regatta

7 crews from 5 business schools have confirmed their participation in the IE regatta to be held in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The regatta takes place on 30/31 October and will end with a Halloween themed prize giving ceremony.

Racing takes place in J/80 Sports boats off the South East coast of Lanzarote, in the expected steady strong breeze.

The 7 teams will be:

IE (2 boats)
Imperial
INSEAD
London Business School (2 boats)
POLIMI (MIP)

The regatta weekend also features an “Adventure” programme of sailing and other activities for non- racers. Over 60 participants are expected at the event.

IE Halloween Regatta 2022 launched!

The IE MBA regatta returns at the end of October in a new spot in the calendar – Halloween. The IE Sailing club has launched the regatta at their website.

  • Saturday 29 October – Tuesday 1 November 2022
  • Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
  • Organised by the IE Sailing Club sailing.club@ie.edu
  • Sailing J80 Sportsboats. Crews of 5
  • Staying at the Hotel Costa Calero
  • €2900 per team
  • “Sailing adventure” and other activities for those new to sailing
  • Students and Alumni of IE and other participating business schools

There are a limited number of boats available, so teams should book early.

London Business School win in Capri

London Business School crews took first and second place at the POLIMI regatta held in Capri, Italy on 27- 29 May. The regatta was raced with cruising yachts with a number of coastal passages: From nearby Procida to Capri on Friday followed by a series of stages around Capri on Saturday. An “inshore” race – in the form of a quiz also formed part of the scoring system.

There were 8 crews at the regatta: 4 from hosts POLIMI (MIP), 3 from LBS and 1 from IE. The podium was: LBS 1, LBS 2, MIP 4.

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