The Alumni Business Cup Regatta has announced the date, venue and organisers of its 2020 event:
Date: 21 – 24 May 2020
Venue: Hamburg, Germany
Organisation: Kellogg-WHU Sailing Club
Format:To include match racing.
Website – ABC: https://www.abcup.org/
Website – ABC Hamburg 2020: https://www.prantos.com/sailing
After scoring their third first place of the year at the Rolex MBA’s Conference and Regatta, INSEAD stamped their authority on the league, scoring half the points of their two nearest rivals. The full league table can be found here.
INSEAD won at the start of the season in Lanzarote, in the middle of the year on the Solent, and then at the end of the season at Santa Margherita. In the meantime, they came third at the ABC and 4th at the Global MBA Trophy, and discard their points from the RSM regatta. Continue reading “INSEAD are the 2017 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League Champions”
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”
The team from Skolkovo kept hold of the Alumni Business Cup trophy, through a strong performance on the water on the Ligurian coast off Sestri Levante, Italy. They pipped London Business School by just 2 points in the end, after a relatively poor performance in the onshore games, which LBS won.
This was the third regatta in the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League.
Evgeniya Semykina’s team won seven out of the ten races, with LBS taking six second places. But the onshore games could not be discarded, and so the regatta came down to the last two races.
Third place was taken by Marc LeBorgne’s INSEAD team, keeping the French School’s claim on the league going strong. HEC, Kellogg/WHU and a second INSEAD boat made up the six- strong fleet. Continue reading “Skolkovo retain the ABC title”
London Business School manage to hold onto the top spot in the MBA sailing rankings despite their 6th place at the ABC regatta in Le Havre. Meanwhile the Skolkovo team added a second first place in 2015 to their second place fron 2014 to move up three places to third place. HEC move up to second place, while Kellogg/WHU drop from second to fourth after missing the ABC.
Rotterdam are the other mover, climbing 2 places to 6th.
LBS owe their position to their first place at the 2014 Cranfield regatta, third at the 2014 RSM regatta and 4th at the 2014 Bocconi regatta, while Skolkovo are still handicapped by missing the 2014 Cranfield and Bocconi regattas.
Will everything change after this week’s 2015 Cranfield regatta?
Continue reading “LBS cling onto the top of the rankings”
Twelve teams will be vying to cross the start line first on Friday 17th April off Microlimano port in Pireas, Greece as the 2015 Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League kicks off.
The 2014 league champions, London Business School are hosting the event, and have one team in the A division. Defending regatta champions, Skolkovo have entered two boats. Expect big things from RSM regatta champions LUM, while INSEAD will be looking to do better than last year’s third place.
The regatta takes place over two days in Farr- designed Platu 25 keelboats. A B division, racing 40- ft boats will also take part.
Competitors are welcome in the race village from Thursday 16th. They will be hosted to a dinner on Friday evening and a gala prizegiving at the Yacht Club of Greece on Saturday 18th.
The full list of participating teams is:
- IE -1
- Skolkovo -1
- Skolkovo – 2
London Business School’s consistent performances in 2014 have delivered them their third MBA Sailing league championship in a row.
LBS didnt finish lower than 5th in any of this year’s five qualifying regattas, winning at the Cranfield regatta, coming second at the Global MBA trophy and third at the RSM regatta.
Full final rankings are available on MBAsailing.com
HEC made a strong showing in second place, despite missing the Global MBA trophy’s A division and the RSM regatta.
INSEAD, 2011 winners and runners- up in 2012 and 2013 could only manage 5th, after missing the Cranfield regatta and finishing 12th at the Rolex MBAs regatta.
Kelloggg/WHU were 3rd and Bocconi 4th.
The MBA Sailing league trophy will be presented to London Business School at the GLobal MBA Trophy regatta in Athens in April. Continue reading “London Business School Retain the MBA Sailing League Title”