The IESE Spring games joined the MBA Sailing league for the first time in 2019. The sailing regatta was held off Barcelona, and occurred alongside the competitions in many other sports, and shared the evening festivities with them
The trophy was won by the home team, with fellow Barcelona school ESADE taking second, and INSEAD in third. Full list of regatta placings below. Continue reading “IESE win their home games”
The IESE Spring games has been taking place in Barcelona in early April for many years, and in recent years has included a regular regatta. As the regatta has taken place for three consecutive years, and hosted multiple other schools, it now qualifies for the MBA Sailing league.
The 2019 event takes place on 5 – 7 April, as part of a multi- sport competition organised by the IESE business school.
More details at the event website: https://www.iesespringgames.com/
The final regatta of the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League, the Rolex MBA’s Conference and Regatta, was as usual the biggest event of the year, featuring 50 boats and 400 sailors.
The “A” division was split into an “Open” class of 10 J70s and an “Offshore” class of 9 Beneteau 36.7s.
INSEAD took their third title of the season to win the Open class, capping off a dominant year with three first places out of five. Second place was 2016’s winner of the MBA’s cup, MIT with IESE third.
Tuck, in their only regatta of the year, won a very competitive Offshore class, with two firsts. HEC and Goethe rounded off the podium, winning a race each.
The MBA’s cup was presented jointly to INSEAD and Tuck along with a joint INSEAD/ Bocconi team in the “Cruising” class of handicapped non- spinnaker boats. Continue reading “INSEAD share the Rolex spoils with Tuck in Santa Margherita”