Alumni Business Cup in Hamburg postponed until 2021
The organisers of the Global MBA Trophy, which was due to take place in Hamburg, Germany on the 21-24 May have announced the postponement of the regatta. It will now take place on a yet to be confirmed date in May 2021
The following post was issued on the event website’s blog:
The organisers of the 2020 ABCup, i.e. WHU/Kellogg sailing team and the Alumni Business Cup Association are very sad that the 2020 ABCup Regatta (May 21-24, 2020) is now officially cancelled.
This frustrating decision is aligned with the most recent instructions issued by the Hamburg government and the health authorities, who have called off all group and touristic events in Hamburg for the next 6 weeks – with possible extensions into May. Whilst we’re very disappointed, we fully understand and support the government’s decision
All registered ABCup participants will be fully refunded in the coming days!
We take this opportunity to thank our sponsors for their much-appreciated support.
The ABCup Regatta has been around for more than a quarter of a century and will not surrender to Corona. It will be back next year! We look forward to seeing all the best teams on 2021 ABCup starting line next year!
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Global MBA Trophy Athens postponed to October 2020
The organisers of the Global MBA Trophy, which was due to take place in Piraeus, Greece on the 24/25 April have announced the postponement of the regatta. It will now take place on a yet to be confirmed date in October.
The following post was issued on the event website’s blog:
Due to the restrictions put in place to fight the Corona Virus, the Global MBA Trophy, scheduled for April 2020 in Piraeus, Greece, has been postponed until October 2020.
Thank- you again to our sponsors and to all the attendees who’d signed up to come racing in April. We hope to see you later in the year!
IESE Barcelona Spring Games regatta cancelled
The organisers of the Spring Games, IESE business school, have cancelled the event, due to take place on March 20th – 22nd. The following email was sent to participants last week:
Over the last weeks, we have been monitoring the progression of COVID-19 in all participants’ regions and here in Barcelona. After multiple consultations with stakeholders, including public authorities and IESE’s dedicated COVID-19 Committee, the organizing team has decided to cancel IESE Spring Games 2020 due to COVID-19 and the health & travel uncertainties associated with it.
This is a decision we did not take lightly and is a disappointing culmination of 10 months of intense work by a group of extremely dedicated students. As much as we’d like to push through, we cannot ignore the health and safety not only of the participants, but the MBA communities and families that would likely be affected as well.
We have engaged in discussions with our suppliers, venues and service providers to fully assess the financial implications of the cancellation and potentially get refunded on expenses (e.g. deposits, orders) that have already been incurred. Following this process, partial refunds will be processed to all participants. Please rest assured that we are doing our absolute best to provide the maximum refund possible to each participant. We thank you for your patience as we work through this process.
No one is more disappointed than us about having to cancel Spring Games this year.
No MBA Winter Regatta in 2020
IE Sailing club have announced that the Winter Regatta which usually takes place in February – March will not be taking place in 2020, but will hopefully return in 2021.
The RSM MBA Regatta returns to Portugal in 2020
The 2020 Rotterdam School of Management MBA Regatta will return to Porto, in Portugal. The dates are announced as Thursday, 2nd July to Sunday July 5th, a move to high summer for the regatta. 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-2020/
The IESE Spring Games 2020 dates announced: 20-22 March
The IESE Spring games, the most recent addition to the MBA Sailing League, has announced the dates for the 2020 edition.
The event will take place on 20-22 March, sailing J80 Sportsboats as part of a wider sporting event. More details are available at the event website: https://www.iesespringgames.com/
MIP and Harvard win the Bocconi Regatta
Milan’s MIP romped home in first place, in the J/24 division, in both races at the Bocconi One Ocean MBA’s Conference and Regatta held for the first time away from the Ligurian Coast in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
In the Offshore Division, Harvard won the only race, with RSM(2nd) and Chicago(3rd) making up the podium.
For a change, the regatta was held in testing windy conditions, which were indeed too windy on the second day, when racing was cancelled. The regatta and conference is organised by SDA Bocconi, also from Milano. Continue reading “MIP and Harvard win the Bocconi Regatta”
Skolkovo are the 2019 MBA Global Sailing League Champions
Moscow’s Skolkovo school of management finished the season in a commanding position at the top of the MBA Global Sailing League. With three regatta wins and two third places, including their score at the season’s finale in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, they scored consistently well to come out 7 points ahead of second-placed INSEAD. London Business School finished the season in third place. Continue reading “Skolkovo are the 2019 MBA Global Sailing League Champions”
The Alumni Business Cup 2020: 21 – 24 May; Hamburg, Germany
The Alumni Business Cup Regatta has announced the date, venue and organisers of its 2020 event:
Date: 21 – 24 May 2020
Venue: Hamburg, Germany
Organisation: Kellogg-WHU Sailing Club
Format:To include match racing.
Website – ABC: https://www.abcup.org/
Website – ABC Hamburg 2020: https://www.prantos.com/sailing
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