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October 28th, 2017

2017 ROLEX MIDDLE SEA RACE | WRAP-UP An old adage in yacht racing dictates that to win a race, you first need to finish. A strenuous 38th edition of Rolex Middle Sea Race, held from 21-28 October, proved an emphatic case study. Of the 104 starters only 35 crossed the finish line off V...

New Heroes embellish the Legend
October 28th, 2017

2017 ROLEX MIDDLE SEA RACE | WRAP-UP   An old adage in yacht racing dictates that to win a race, you first need to finish. A strenuous 38th edition of Rolex Middle Sea Race, held from 21-28 October, proved an emphatic case study. Of the 104 starters only 35 crossed the finish line off ...

The Picture is nearly complete
October 27th, 2017

The brutal conditions experienced on the northern coast of Sicily during the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race caused a high attrition rate amongst the international fleet of 104 yachts that started the 606-mile offshore classic. In the end, only 35 yachts completed the race with Mikhail Voronov's IMX 40 J...

Bogatyr wins 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race
October 25th, 2017

25th October, 2017– Igor Rytov’s Russian-crewed JPK 1080 Bogatyr has been declared the overall winner of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. While a number of yachts are still racing, none has the possibility of beating Bogatyr's corrected time. Bogatyr is believed to be the first Russian ya...

Leaderboard taking shape at Rolex Middle Sea Race
October 25th, 2017

Day Five Report By 10.30 CEST on the morning of the fifth day, some 25 yachts have finished the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race. The brutal Mistral-driven conditions have resulted in a high attrition rate with 60 of the 104 yachts now officially retired. 19 yachts are still racing. Eric de Turckheim's ...

Tough but exhilarating ride
October 24th, 2017

Rolex Middle Sea RaceDay Four Report: 1200 CEST | Tuesday 24th October, 2017 After four days of racing in the Rolex Middle Sea Race, 7 yachts have completed the race, 47 are still racing, and 50 yachts have now officially retired. The brutal conditions in the latter part of the race have abated...

Rambler 88 takes Line Honours at the Rolex Middle Sea Race
October 23rd, 2017

George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 has taken Line Honours in the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race, crossing the finish line at the  Royal Malta Yacht Club at 21:48:09 CEST on Monday 23rd October, in an elapsed time of 2 days, 9 hours 48 minutes 9 seconds. This was the third consecutiv...

October 23rd, 2017

NEWSFLASH - Rolex Middle Sea Race: George David’s American Maxi Rambler 88 takes Monohull Line Honours George David’s American Maxi, Rambler 88, crossed the finish line of the 2017 Rolex Middle Sea Race at the Royal Malta Yacht Club to take Monohull Line Honours at 21:48:09 CEST on Mond...

Leaders in their Element
October 23rd, 2017

Rolex Middle Sea Race  |  23 October 1030 CEST  As expected, near gale force winds arrived in the early hours of this morning (Monday) rapidly changing the character of the 38th Rolex Middle Sea Race. To the north of Sicily, yachts are experiencing sustained wind speeds of 30 kno...

Retired boats as at Monday 23rd October 2017
October 23rd, 2017

104 yachts started the Rolex Middle Sea Race. At 09:15 CEST Monday 23rd October, nineteen boats have officially retired, the latest being Momo (GER), Freccia Rossa (ITA), Macropus (SLO), Prague Weekends (CZE), Aegir (FIN), Amapola (ITA),  Ton Ton Malta Charters (MLT), Jolou (RUS), Jivaro (FRA)...

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