London Business School win in Capri

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.

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Eight teams expected for the POLIMI Capri regatta

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.

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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