Latest Regattas Stories

2012-06-14 23:00:03

In one of the most adventurous races in the history of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, Esimit Europa 2 smashed the existing record by 3 hours and 6 minutes. The unbeatable 100-foot maxi, managed by 17-member European crew, arrived to San Remo (Italy) at 03:16 AM CEST, finishing a spectacular journey from Saint-Tropez in just 14 hours, 56 minutes and 16 seconds. San Remo, Italy (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Fleet of 170 Giraglia Rolex Cup 2012 offshore regatta participants, coming from 18 countries, left...

2010-10-11 11:20:00

TRIESTE, Italy, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ --- Esimit Europa 2 won the 42nd Barcolana regatta among the 1852 entrants and thousands of spectators and set a new record time of 56 minutes and 13 seconds on the 16.8-mile long course. Owner of the yacht, Igor Simcic, and his all-star crew started off perfectly and soon took the lead, sailing on average at about 15 knots. The yacht's glorious victory in fantastic atmosphere in Trieste was very well deserved -- the experienced team prepared great...

2010-06-19 02:00:00

SAN REMO, Italy, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Esimit Europa 2 (www.esimit.com) has taken line honours in the Giraglia Race after it majestically crossed the finish line in San Remo at 11:05 in the morning. Owner Igor Simcic and his European crew onboard the 100-foot canting keel maxi yacht completed the 241 nautical mile course in just over 23 hours. The fleet of 220 yachts left the Bay of St Tropez at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday in a south-east breeze of 8-10 knots. As the afternoon went on and...

2008-07-31 00:00:31

The line-up for this year's regatta rock has been confirmed and it features one of the biggest bands ever to come to Dartmouth. Headlining the event are The Commitments, the Irish soul band who came into being from the Oscar nominated film. Regatta rock chairman, Jim Brent said: "The Regatta is a special event and this year we have a very special band. Getting The Commitments to Dartmouth Regatta is fantastic. They are a hugely successful international band and we are pleased and very proud...

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