London Business School crews took first and second place at the POLIMI regatta held in Capri, Italy on 27- 29 May. The regatta was raced with cruising yachts with a number of coastal passages: From nearby Procida to Capri on Friday followed by a series of stages around Capri on Saturday. An “inshore” race – in the form of a quiz also formed part of the scoring system.
There were 8 crews at the regatta: 4 from hosts POLIMI (MIP), 3 from LBS and 1 from IE. The podium was: LBS 1, LBS 2, MIP 4.
The organisers of the Capri MBA regatta, due to take place on 26- 29 May have announced 8 teams taking part. The regatta is organised by the sailing club of the POLIMI Graduate School of Management, formally known as MIP, from the Politechnico di Milano. Participants from 3 business schools and a mixed crew will take part. POLIMI themselves are fielding 3 crews as are London Business School (LBS), making this a very Anglo – Italian affair. Instituto de Empresa (IE) will compete with one boat.
The regatta is made up of a sequence of coastal races around the beautiful and glamorous Bay of Naples: Starting in Procida and sailing to Capri; circumnavigating Capri, and returning to Procida.
The IE Sailing Club has announced the dates of its 2022 Regatta. Back in Lanzarote, the event will take place from Saturday 29th October to Tuesday 1st November. More details are available here and on the IE Sailing Club website.
Moscow’s Skolkovo business school took away the top two places at the IE Winter regatta in Lanzarote. Winning three out of the four points races between them.
INSEAD took the third spot on the podium.
The first day of racing in Puerto Calero was cancelled due to high winds.
The regatta was divided into two classes by the results of the early race positions (Division A the leading boats and Division B the remainder), with both classes starting together but points being awarded based on the position in class. This allowed the race committee to impose different sail plans where appropriate. Continue reading “Skolkovo retain Winter Regatta title”
The Instituto de Empresa (IE) business school has announced the dates for its MBA Winter Regatta, which will again be held in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The racing will be on Saturday and Sunday 17/18 March, with participants arriving on 16 March and returning on the 19th.
There is an “Early bird” sign- up system in place: The cost is €499 until 18 December, and €559 thereafter until mid January. Sign up is via the IE sailing club website https://clubs.ie.edu/iesailing/events/
A 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”
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).