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.
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.
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.
The POLIMI team, formerly MIP, maintain their lead in the 2022 MBA League with third place in their own regatta. London Business School advance to 2nd after their 1st place. Otherwise the top 5 remain the same.
In the rankings, LBS also climb to second, with Kellogg/WHU in 3rd.
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.
London Business School Alumni Sailing Club and the Yacht Club of Greece have announced the dates of the 2023 Global MBA Trophy regatta: Thursday 20th April – Sunday 23rd April. The location will once again be Microlimano harbour in Piraeus, Greece.