Tight at the top of the 2019 league

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With just one regatta to go, the 2019 MBA Global Sailing League is neck and neck, with INSEAD and Skolkovo tied on 17 points, and LBS just 4 points behind.

It will all come down to the Bocconi regatta, the MBA’s Cup at Porto Cervo, Sardinia this weekend.  Whoever from these three comes out on top in Italy should take home the 2019 League. Continue reading “Tight at the top of the 2019 league”

Skolkovo victory in Capri

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Skolkovo brought in their second victory of the 2019 season with the win in Capri at the Alumni Business Cup, organised by MIP.  It was a close- fought regatta, the Russian team winning by 4 points thanks to two  race wins and a win in the shore games, against INSEAD 2’s three race wins, but inconsistent form in races 3 and 4 cost INSEAD 2 the regatta. LBS 1 round out the podium. Continue reading “Skolkovo victory in Capri”

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”

IESE win their home games

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”

Skolkovo retain Winter Regatta title

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”

MIP win the MBA Global Sailing League for the first time

Global MBA Trophy 2018Scoring a second place in the First 36.7 fleet at the MBA’s Cup regatta in Italy, first place at the Global MBA Trophy in Greece and second at the MBA Winter regatta in Lanzarote, MIP advanced to the top of the MBA sailing league as the season ended. This is the first time the team from Milan have won the league. The full league table can be found here.

In a year where there was no ABC regatta, all five results counted, which meant that Skolkovo, who had been leading the standings with three first places in Lanzarote, The Solent and Porto missed out by scoring 20 points by not participating in Sta Margherita. Continue reading “MIP win the MBA Global Sailing League for the first time”

Bocconi and ESADE win in Sta Margherita

Bocconi win the J80 fleet, ESADE win the First 36.7 fleet. MIT and INSEAD come second and third in the J80s and MIP and LBS in the First 36.7s.

 

Rank Club R1 R2 R3 Total
1st SDA BOCCONI 1 1 2 4
2nd MIT 2 2 1 5
3rd INSEAD 3 3 5 11
4th NYU 4 7 3 14
5th WHARTON 6 4 4 14
6th WHU 8 5 6 19
7th YALE 5 8 7 20
8th IESE 7 6 8 21
9th CAMBRIDGE 9 9 10 28
10th RSM 10 10 9 29
Rank Club R1 R2 R3 Total
1st ESADE 1 1 1 3
2nd MIP 2 2 4 8
3rd LBS 4 3 2 9
4th TUCK 3 4 3 10
5th IMD 5 5 5 15
6th CBS 6 6 7 19
7th HARVARD 8 7 6 21
8th HEC 7 8 8 23
9th CHICAGO BOOTH 10.00 DNF 9 9 28