Skolkovo take Porto crown

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The Rotterdam School of Management regatta in Porto, Portugal, saw Skolkovo bring home their third victory of 2019.  It was done emphatically with three first places out of the four races.  LBS’s two teams came in second and third. Continue reading “Skolkovo take Porto crown”

The RSM MBA Regatta returns to Portugal in 2018

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The 2018 Rotterdam School of Management MBA Regatta will return to Porto, in Portugal. The dates were announced as Thursday, 30th August to Sunday September 2nd, maintaining it’s place at the end of summer. It will be sailed in Platu 25s.

More details at the regatta page on mbasailing.com: https://mbasailing.com/regattas/rsm-mba-regatta/

Also at the event website: https://www.rsmsailing.com/event/rsm-mba-regatta/

Warwick, with Kellogg-WHU, claims its first victory in the league

21272688_764980960351263_5940324226430673323_oA combined Warwick and Kellogg-WHU team claimed first place at the RSM regatta in Porto, Portugal. Warwick have not won a regatta until now in the history of the league and WHU’s last victory dates back to the same event in 2012.

This was the first edition of the RSM regatta in its new roaming format: future editions will take place in various locations across Europe, rather than in the Netherlands. It was sailed in First 7.5 sports boats.

The win was down to consistent racing over the seven race series. The crew scoring first and second places in six races and a third in the seventh. Meanwhile, second place Skolkovo’s three first places were marred by an OCS and a DSQ for missing a gate. MIP and Chicago were level on points with MIP coming home with third, having won a race. Continue reading “Warwick, with Kellogg-WHU, claims its first victory in the league”

Skolkovo Return to Winning Ways in Medemblik

11949693_10206455713044455_2088952474_nSkolkovo sent two teams to the RSM Regatta in Medemblik, The Netherlands, and came away with first and second places. Third place was taken by RSM’s Alumni B team.

The regatta was made up of 36 races, each pitting a different combination of six of the 9 teams against eachg other, while rotating the teams among the boats. Each team sailed 24 races across the two and a half days of the regatta.

The winning team, Skolkovo 1, won 16 of the races, coming second in 6 and 3rd in just 2, to post a total of 34. Their compatriots in team Skolkovo 2 won 11 of the remaining races, ending the regatta with 43 points. RSM’s Alumni B team won 4 races, with 60 points. The remaining three races were taken by LBS Blue, who came in 4th.

The regatta was sailed in the 2012 Olympic class of Elliott 6metres boats, with crews of 3 or 4.

Continue reading “Skolkovo Return to Winning Ways in Medemblik”

RSM Regatta 2015 will be on 28 – 30 August

MaxFun-2.previewThe 2015 RSM Regatta returns to Lelystad on 28- 30 August 2015.

This is the fourth regatta in the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League.

Details of the regatta are available on the regatta page, and on the regatta website.

The venue is the Markermeer, in the middle of the Netherlands, about an hour’s drive from Amsterdam.

Sailing in the A division is on 4-5 person Maxfun 25 boats., in the B division in Bavaria yachts.

The competition is getting stiffer – with LUM and Skolkovo both putting in strong performances in 2014

Racing is on the Saturday and Sunday, with Friday for practice.  Dinner is provided on Friday and Saturday, along with Breakfast and Lunch on Sat and Sun. Accommodation aboard a “clipper” sailing ship for division A and on board for division B.

LUM announce their presence at RSM regatta

LUM,  a university from Bari, Italy, continued this year’s pattern of dominating a regatta, winning 8 out of 10 races on the Markermeer off Lelystad.  This was the Italian busines school’s first entry in an MBA sailing league regatta.

The RSM regatta took place on 30- 31 August, with the “A” division competing in matched Maxfun 25 sportsboats.

Second place was claimed by Skolkovo, returning after their success at the Global MBA trophy in Athens, mopping up both the other first places and most of the second spots.

London Business School came in third, and last year’s champions, Insead/ Kellogg WHU were fourth, with a combined RSM and IE team fifth.   Meanwhile sixth and seventh place were taken up by the RSM and Warwick crews who unfortunately damaged their boats on the first day and the prctice days respectively. Continue reading “LUM announce their presence at RSM regatta”

Insead strike back at RSM Regatta

Insead and LBS have between them won all the regattas of the 2013 MBA sailing league so far. In Lelystad, for the RSM regatta, it was Insead’s turn to bring home the trophy. The Insead team led by Ingrid Van Wees won three of the six races completed, came second in two and third in the last one.  Second place was taken by Yannis Pagoulatos’s Rotterdam School of Management crew, who were consistent through the second day of the regatta, with three 2s and a 1, while coming 3rd in both races on day 1.  The podium was completed by LBS, who couldnt find consistency: Despite two first places and a second, their 3,4,5 on day two cost them dearly. Continue reading “Insead strike back at RSM Regatta”