The IE Sailing Club has announced the dates of its 2022 Regatta. Back in Lanzarote, the event will take place from Saturday 29th October to Tuesday 1st November. More details are available here and on the IE Sailing Club website.
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”
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.
The Instituto de Empresa (IE) business school has announced the dates for its MBA Winter Regatta, which will again be held in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. The racing will be on Saturday and Sunday 17/18 March, with participants arriving on 16 March and returning on the 19th.
There is an “Early bird” sign- up system in place: The cost is €499 until 18 December, and €559 thereafter until mid January. Sign up is via the IE sailing club website https://clubs.ie.edu/iesailing/events/
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.
Spyros Papantoniou and his crew from INSEAD romped home to win the MBA winter at Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, winning all 5 races. The regatta was held over the 10th and 11th of March in the Canary Islands, and was hosted by Instituto de Empresa (IE).
The fourth MBA Winter Regatta in Lanzarote, The Canary Islands, saw the RSM crew led by Yannis Pagoulatos take home the trophy. The team won two races, and consistently came home in the top three to finish with 11 points.
IE team 1, led by Santiago Alvarez de Toledo were excluded from racing on day 1, with technical problems, but managed to score 4 1st places and a second on day 2, to finish in second place with 13 points.
Third place was taken by the highly fancied INSEAD/HEC/RSM mixed team, while last year’s winners, LBS1 came in 5th.
The regatta had a new format this year, with an owners’ representative on board each boat to advise the team and provide safety back- up.
The Crews will be lining up for the first race of the MBA racing season – the first race of the MBA Winter Regatta – on Friday morning off Puerto Calero in Lanzarote, The Canary Islands.
Last year’s MBAWR winners, LBS will be up against a very strong mixed crew from HEC/Insead/RSM: These two are expected to be fighting for the honours. Up against them are another crew from LBS, two from IE and one from RSM, all vying to cause an upset. The “A” division crews will be sailing 4-5 man J80 sportsboats.
For the first time the Winter Regatta also has a “B” division, sailing in 36- 40ft boats. IE has sent a massive three boat contingent to add to their A division crews. There’s also a crew from HEC to challenge for the Div B title.
The racing takes place on Friday and Saturday, and the crews can expect a warm welcome from the Canarian weather and the local hospitality at the events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
The weather forecast with 6 days to go is for strong Northerly winds on Friday, calming somewhat on Saturday.
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