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BICREF-Rolex Middle Sea Race AWARD 2015 for Best Cetacean Sighting Records
November 5th, 2015

Running since 2000, the citizen science project launched by BICREF NGO in collaboration with the Royal Malta Yacht Club has seen hundreds of sailing crews forward dolphin, whale and often turtle sightings during the 606nm Rolex Middle Sea Race in the Central Mediterranean sea. The best entries for ...

Simple Course, Complex Race
October 26th, 2015

The Rolex Middle Sea Race has a simple course, yet it is an incredibly complex race that appeals to professional and Corinthian sailors alike.  The combination of a myriad land features, with varied winds and sea states creates one of the most complex puzzles for navigators. For a team to ...

Master & Commander
October 23rd, 2015

Dermot & Paddy Cronin from Ireland are the Double Handed winners of the 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race. The father and son team took just over five days and nights to complete the race. Paolo Semeraro's Neo Double Banks Sails Racing had led for much of the race but finished in second place after a s...

Mascalzone Latino wins ORC Overall
October 23rd, 2015

Vincenzo Onorato's Italian Cookson 50, Mascalzone Latino, with Flavio Favini as tactician, corrected out to win the overall prize for the race rating under the ORC Rule. The top three yachts came from three different classes, 57 yachts entered the race under the ORC rating system, which rated the ya...

B2 confirmed as overall winner of the 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race
October 22nd, 2015

Michele Galli's Italian TP52, B2 have been confirmed by the Royal Malta Yacht Club as the overall winner of the 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race, posting the best corrected time under the IRC handicap rule. After over three days of racing, B2 was the IRC winner by seconds from Vincenzo Onorato's Italian ...

Artie scores for Malta
October 22nd, 2015

There was high drama in the early hours of Thursday morning, with five Maltese boats all finishing the race in sight of each other at the Royal Malta Yacht Club. Lee Satariano & Christian Ripard's Artie, was the first Maltese yacht to cross the line, quickly followed by Timmy Camilleri & Jos...

First Maltese Yacht expected tonight
October 21st, 2015

A flurry of finishers for the Rolex Middle Sea Race are expected over the next 24 hours and there is no doubt that the Royal Malta Yacht Club will be a hive of activity with a number of Maltese yachts expected to finish the race late tonight or in the early hours of tomorrow morning. Lee Satariano ...

Gone in Seven Seconds
October 21st, 2015

Last night produced one of the most dramatic finishes in the history of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. Two yachts finished within sight of each other vying for the overall win in IRC for the Rolex Middle Sea Race Trophy after over 600 miles of intense racing.   Michele Galli's TP52, B2, crossed the...

Cloud with a Silver Lining
October 20th, 2015

Dieter Schön's German Maxi 72, Momo, finished the Rolex Middle Sea Race on the fourth day of the race, setting the bar for the IRC fleet to beat. Whilst well over 100 yachts are still racing. Momo's time, corrected by their IRC rating, is potentially a race winner. There were no celebrations on...

Rambler 88 takes Monohull Line Honours
October 20th, 2015

George David's American Maxi, Rambler 88, crossed the finish line of the 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race at the Royal Malta Yacht Club to take Monohull Line Honours at 04.48.43 CET on Tuesday 20th October in an elapsed time of 2 days 16 hours 18 minutes and 43 seconds. George David was greeted by Godwin ...

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