Rotterdam Soar to second place in MBA league

The sheer size of the Cranfield regatta fleet means that teams that choose not to participate need to do incredibly well in the rest of the season to feature near the top of the league.  Insead were not on the Solent in July, while Warwick, LBS and RSM were, and so they tumble from second to 4th place.

This was Rotterdam Erasmus School of Management’s first entry into the Cranfield Regatta, and their eighth place, along with their great showing in Athens means that they climb up to second overall, jumping a massive 7 places. They are ahead of Warwick because their 36 points come from just three regattas compared to Warwick’s four.

London Business School’s second place consolidates their lead in the MBA sailing league, a full 18 points ahead of Rotterdam. Warwick’s 7th place at Cranfield is an improvement of six places compared to their 2009 result and means that they also overtake Insead to stay in third place.

The teams that finished near the top of the Cranfield table make the biggest jumps in the rankings. The winners, Exeter, improved on 21st place in 2009, and are now in 5th place, up 18.  Manchester’s 4th place in their first event in the MBA season places them 7th,  Henly climb 9 places to 11th, while Portsmouth, Imperial, Aberdeen, Leeds and Ashridge also place in the league table for the first time.

Big losers were MIP Milano and Kellogg/WHU who both drop 5 places as crews who did Cranfield climb above them.

The league says farewell to Bradford, London Cass, Cambridge Judge and GISMA, who did not return to the Cranfield regatta this year.

School Bocconi Sta Margharita ’09 LBS GMT Athens ABC La Ciotat Cranfield Solent Total Number of Regattas Position Change
LBS 11 4 1 2 18 4 1 =
Rotterdam 12 3 13 8 36 3 2 +7
Warwick 6 15 8 7 36 4 3 =
Insead 4 1 5 37 47 3 4 -2
Exeter 15 21 13 1 50 1 5 +18
Smurfit 15 21 13 3 52 1 6 +1
Manchester 15 21 13 4 53 1 7 +22
Cranfield 15 21 13 5 54 1 8 -2
MIP Milano 15 2 2 37 56 2 9 -5
Kellogg/WHU 2 10 10 37 59 3 10 -5
Henley 15 21 13 12 61 1 11 +9
Bath 15 21 13 13 62 1 12 -1
Portsmouth 15 21 13 14 63 1 13 +16
Bocconi 10 5 13 37 65 2 14= -6
HEC 1 21 6 37 65 2 14= -6
Imperial 15 21 13 18 67 1 16 +13
Sauder 3 21 13 37 74 1 17 -3
Said 15 19 12 28 74 3 18 +6
IE 5 20 13 37 75 2 19 -4
WU 15 21 3 37 76 1 20 -4
Columbia 8 18 13 37 76 2 21 -4
IMD 15 21 4 37 77 1 22 -3
Aberdeen 15 21 13 29 78 1 23= +6
WHU 7 21 13 37 78 1 23= -3
Chicago 9 21 13 37 80 1 25 -3
Leeds 15 21 13 32 81 1 26 +3
Harvard 15 21 11 37 84 1 27= -2
Wharton 13 21 13 37 84 1 27= -2
Ashridge 15 21 13 36 85 1 29= +1
Duke 14 21 13 37 85 1 29= -2

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