INSEAD win MBA Winter Regatta

Spyros Papantoniou and his crew from INSEAD romped home to win the MBA winter at Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, winning all 5 races.  The regatta was held over the 10th and 11th of March in the Canary Islands, and was hosted by Instituto de Empresa (IE).

Trailing in INSEAD’s wake were four boats from London Business School, who ended up 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. The other participants in the regatta were IE and RSM. Continue reading “INSEAD win MBA Winter Regatta”

Global MBA Trophy dates confirmed: 27 – 30 April.








The organisers of the 2017 Global MBA Trophy have confirmed that it will take place from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th April. The regatta returns once again to Piraeas, near Athens, Greece, where it will be hosted by the Yacht Club of Greece.

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Places are limited in the A division to one boat per school participating.  It is expected that these will be snapped up when places go on sale in the New Year.

2017 IE Winter Regatta dates announced: Now forms part of the League

The 2017 IE Winter Regatta will be on 9- 12 March.p1030227

The Regatta again takes place in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.

This is the fifth edition of the regatta, and it will be the first time that it forms a part of the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League.

At the end of  Northern Europe’s winter, the regatta returns its sailors to warmth and sunshine.  The regatta will be based out of Puerto Calero in the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Exciting sailing and racing can be assured in J80 sportsboats.

Included in the €2,500 package price are: Boats from the 10th – 12th, Accommodation at the Marina for 3 nights, Breakfast & lunch on Friday & Sat. Drinks and dinner on Thu, Fri and Sat.

The regatta is organised by Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School. Previous winners were RSM in 2016,  LBS in 2013 and 2015 and Manchester Business School in 2012.

There  will be a “B” division in 40ft boats for the racers who prefer to be a bit further away from the water…

There’s an “early bird” offer of  €2,250 per boat for all teams that sign up before December 19th.  Email


London Business School are the 2016 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League Champions

182131_361050597296498_1517972939_n-e1344174985834Following their fourth place at the Rolex MBAs Cup regatta in Sta Margherita, LBS finish the year on 19 points, four ahead of Skolkovo who did not participate in Italy.

London Business School won the Cranfield regatta and came second in Athens, while coming in fifth at the ABC and missing the RSM regatta.  Skolkovo won three out of the four regattas they participated in, coming second at Cranfield.

INSEAD are third with 29 points, while MIT Sloan surge up the table to 6th following their victory at the Bocconi regatta. Continue reading “London Business School are the 2016 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League Champions”

MIT retain the Rolex regatta title

MIT’s sailing mit-sloan-logo-redteam posted their third successive victory at the Rolex MBA’s Cup regatta in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy in September.

The team from Cambridge MA won two of the four races in the regatta finals, coming second in a third, to post a net score of 4 points.  Second place were Columbia, with three second places and a third, posting 8 points. INSEAD came home third, with 7 points, winning the second race.

The finals were raced on the Sunday, in J80 Sports boats and with the aid of top Italian coaches on board each boat. Continue reading “MIT retain the Rolex regatta title”

Skolkovo win in Medemblik

skolkovo logoSkolkovo sailing team retained their RSM regatta title at the start of September in Medemblik, the Netherlands.

The crew from Moscow won 14 out of 17 races, never coming lower than 4th in the 6- boat fleet.  They won the regatta with 22 points, compared to second place RSM’s 42. Continue reading “Skolkovo win in Medemblik”

Skolkovo keep the 2016 top spot

IMG_8123 - resizedMoscow’s Skolkovo sailing team keep the top spot in the 2016 Sunsail MBa Global Sailing League despite their second place in the Cranfield Regatta.  Their lead is now down to 4 points. The Russian school has 4 points from three events, while new second place school, LBS has 8.

INSEAD slip a place to third, while Henley, Kellogg/WHU and Cranfield shoot up the table following their high placings at the Cranfield regatta to lie 4th, 5th and 6th.  Continue reading “Skolkovo keep the 2016 top spot”