MIP and Harvard win the Bocconi Regatta

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Milan’s MIP romped home in first place, in the J/24 division, in both races at the Bocconi One Ocean MBA’s Conference and Regatta held for the first time away from the Ligurian Coast in Porto Cervo, Sardinia.

In the Offshore Division, Harvard won the only race, with RSM(2nd) and Chicago(3rd) making up the podium.

For a change, the regatta was held in testing windy conditions, which were indeed too windy on the second day, when racing was cancelled. The regatta and conference is organised by SDA Bocconi, also from Milano. Continue reading “MIP and Harvard win the Bocconi Regatta”

Skolkovo are the 2019 MBA Global Sailing League Champions

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Moscow’s Skolkovo school of management finished the season in a commanding position at the top of the MBA Global Sailing League.  With three regatta wins and two third places, including their score at the season’s finale in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, they scored consistently well to come out 7 points ahead of second-placed INSEAD.  London Business School finished the season in third place. Continue reading “Skolkovo are the 2019 MBA Global Sailing League Champions”

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 take Porto crown

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The Rotterdam School of Management regatta in Porto, Portugal, saw Skolkovo bring home their third victory of 2019.  It was done emphatically with three first places out of the four races.  LBS’s two teams came in second and third. Continue reading “Skolkovo take Porto crown”

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

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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”

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”