Global MBA Trophy announces 2023 dates

Global MBA Trophy 2022 ©Nikos Alevromytis/www.alen.gr

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.

Calendar 2022

The MBA Sailing League Calendar for 2022 is as follows

EventLocationOrganised byDates
Global MBA TrophyPiraeus, GreeceLBS7 – 10 April
IESE Spring GamesBarcelona, SpainIESE22- 24 April
POLIMI RegattaCapri, ItalyPOLIMI26 – 28 May
RSM RegattaPorto, PortugalRSM30 June – 3 July
IE Haloween RegattaLanzarote, SpainIE29 Oct – 1 Nov

MIP top of the league and rankings

Global MBA Trophy 2022 ©Nikos Alevromytis/www.alen.gr

MIP’s win in the Global MBA Trophy in Greece puts them top of the 2022 MBA Global Sailing League table. It also means that they climb to the top of the 12- month rankings, pushing Kellogg/WHU down to second place.

The full tables are published here: 2022 league and here: Rankings.

Third place in the rankings goes to Tuck, Imperial are 4th and LBS 5th.

MIP Win the Global MBA Trophy 2022

Global MBA Trophy 2022 ©Nikos Alevromytis/www.alen.gr

The Global MBA Trophy returned after the Pandemic, back to its long- term home of Piraeus, Greece on the 7-10 April 2022. After a 2 year hiatus due to COVID and a 3 year gap since it was last held in Greece in 2018, normal service was resumed with Ugo Alvazzi del Frate’s MIP team winning the third regatta in a row in these waters.

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Athens Global MBA Trophy Regatta to return in 2022

London Business School Alumni Sailing Club, the organisers of the Global MBA Trophy have announced the dates of the 2022 edition. The regatta will take place on 7 – 10 April, with racing on 8 and 9 April. The Regatta returns to the Yacht Club of Greece’s home port of Microlimano, in Piraeus, Greece. The event website is at https://globalmbatrophy.com/.

Global MBA Trophy 2021 called off

The organisers of the Global MBA Trophy regatta which was due to take place in Piraeus, Greece at the end of April 2021 have announced that it will not be taking place.

They issued the following statement:

As we all probably expected, it’s become clear that we will not be able to run the Global MBA Trophy regatta in April. The Organisers, London Business School Alumni Sailing Club and the Yacht Club of Greece called off the regatta on 10th April.

There are a number of factors to the decision:

The ongoing lockdown, curfew etc.. in Athens and Attica, for which I do not believe there is a date for it to be lifted before May.The banning of all non- essential overseas flights from the UK until at least 17 May, meaning competitors resident in the UK will be unable to travel. There are similar travel bans in place in other countries.The fact that we have only got four boats registered and paid a deposit.

We would like to attempt to run the regatta again in September (23- 26) or October(21 – 24), but need to make sure that there is a free slot in the MBA sailing calendar at that time. If not, we will be back in April 2022

The 2021 Season: Global MBA Trophy announced

Global MBA Trophy 2018©Nikos Alevromytis

MBA sailing looks set to return in 2021, with the announcement of the Global MBA Trophy regatta in Piraeus, Greece on the 22nd- 25th April. This will be the 16th time that the regatta has taken place. It is returning to Greece after it’s 15th edition in the Solent, England, and after two attempts to stage the event in COVID- hit 2020.

There will be two racing divisions: One in Platu 25 sportsboats and one in Bavaria 46 cruisers. Division A (Platu 25) will compete for the Global MBA Trophy and will count towards the 2021 MBA sailing league. Practice and welcome ceremonies are planned for 22 April, with racing on 23 and 24 April. A COVID- compliant social programme is planned.

The event website is www.globalmbatrophy.com

The Global MBA Trophy is hosted by London Business School and sponsored by Jack and Jenny, Cotswolds Distillery, Fever Tree and Hambledon Vineyard.

New dates announced for 2020 Global MBA Trophy

0bb8PnOgThe organisers of the Global MBA Trophy have announced the dates of the postponed 2020 regatta, to be held in Pireaus, Greece.

Coronavirus – permitting, the regatta will now be on 29 October – 1 November, with racing on 30 and 31 October. The regatta is hosted by the London Business School Alumni Sailing Club and the Yacht Club of Greece.

 

Global MBA Trophy Regatta 23 – 26 April, 2020; Microlimano, Piraeus, Greece.

 

The organisers of the Global MBA Trophy have announced the regatta’s return to warm, sunny Greece in 2020

The regatta’s 16th edition will take place in it’s traditional setting of  Microlimano in Piraeus, the port of Athens.
Hosted by the prestigious Yacht Club of Greece, participants will race one design Platu 25 sports boats in division A and 40 ft cruising boats in division B. Early bird participation fee per boat is €2,625 (Div A) and €4,200 for Div B. Deposit required by 12 January 2020. Late applications pay €200(A) or €300(B) more/boat . Accommodation is ashore for Div A and on boats for Div B.

 

Sign up is via the event website: http://www.globalmbatrophy.com

INSEAD win the Offshore Trophy

The Global MBA Trophy - Sunsail Regatta Fri 26 and Saturday 27th April

The Global MBA Trophy, in its 15th edition, moved to England and the Isle of Wight for an offshore version:  A 50nautical mile circumnavigation of the island.  The race took place on Friday 26th April, setting off early at 0800 to catch the best tidal currents and was raced hard through the Solent and around the South side of the island.

The front of the fleet was a battle between home team LBS, Skolkovo and INSEAD, with LBS leading up to the last mark, where they decided to not drop their spinnaker, only to see INSEAD slip inside them and away. The Paris school held off London for the last couple of miles into the finish. Continue reading “INSEAD win the Offshore Trophy”