EPFL win back – to – back Rolex MBA Regattas

epflThe team from EPFL, Lausanne won their second Rolex MBA Regatta in Santa Margharita Ligure, Italy.  The EPFL team now have back- to- back successes, having been the champions of the same regatta in 2012.

The team from Manchester Business School came second, and the podium was rounded out with Tuck business school; Bocconi’s crew came in fourth.

EPFL won the Beneteau 36.7 fleet, then beat Tuck in the semi- finals, finally beating Manchester in the finals of the match racing.  The Jeanneau Sunfast 37 fleet was won by Tuck. Bocconi came second in the 36.7s, Manchester 2nd in the Sunfasts. Continue reading “EPFL win back – to – back Rolex MBA Regattas”

Lausanne win the Rolex Regatta

EPFL,  Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne’s crew won the 2012 Rolex MBAs Conference and Regatta at Santa Margharita Ligure. It was only the second time the school had competed at the regatta.

EPFL won the Jeanneau 37 fleet, and then went on to win the match racing final against hosts SDA Bocconi, having beaten Cranfield in the semi- finals. This was Cranfield’s second participation in the regatta, and the second time that they’ve made the podium.

The Benneteau Fleet was won by Boconni, with Cranfield second and RSM third, while IE were second in the Jeanneau fleet, their best showing yet at the Rolex Regatta with Tuck in third.

2011’s winning team from Sauder could only manage 10th in the Benneteaus, while MBA Sailing league leaders LBS came one place behind their closest rivals, Insead  in 6th and 5th respectively in the Jeanneaus. Continue reading “Lausanne win the Rolex Regatta”