Scoring 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”
Cranfield Business School won the 2015 edition of the Cranfield Regatta, winning three races out of the five. This season’s leading team, Skolkovo could only manage second place, winning the two other races. INSEAD came in third, while 2014 winners, LBS came in 4th.
The Cranfield team was led by a professional skipper and first mate, provided by the charter company.
The Cranfield regatta marks the mid point of the Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League, and is sailed on the waters of the Solent, between the Isle of Wight and the Mainland on the South Coast of England. The waters are famous for their tricky tidal currents, and frequent traffic – whether it be other racing yachts or massive cargo ships.
The Sunsail MBA Global Sailing League’s sponsor, Sunsail, provided the boats, the race committee and a lot of the organisation. The boats are Sunsail’s matched fleet of Beneteau F40s, which provide a different challenge to the smaller boats seen in most of the series’s regattas: Crews of 8, 42 ft boats and large symetrical spinnakers with dip-pole gybing. Continue reading “Home Team win the Cranfield Regatta”
Let the 2014 MBA Sailing Season Begin!
The 2014 Global MBA Trophy will take place at the Microlimano harbour in Piraeus, Greece on the 24th, 25th and 26th of April.
Find out more on the Regatta page here and on the regatta website here: http://www.globalmbatrophy.com/gmt/
This is the 10th edition of the regatta. There will be 2 divisions: Division A sailing identical 25ft Platu one- design boats (up to 6 persons per boat) and Division B sailing Bavaria 42s (up to 8 persons per boat). Accomodation is ashore for Division A, and on the boats for Division B.
The usual fantastic on- shore events will be provided.