Tag Archives : Rolex


160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX

160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX NEWPORT, RI, USA – JUNE 13 – 15, 2014 JUNE 15, 2014 GETTING IT RIGHT ON FATHER’S DAY Though light, shifty winds had an unusual stronghold on this year’s 160th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, most of the 189 teams competing […]


New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex

MOMENTUM RULES ON A LIGHT AND SHIFTY DAY Sailors took to the low side of their boats in light air and rain during today’s Around the Island Race that kicked off the New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. The 19-nautical-mile circumnavigation of Jamestown (Conanicut Island) was planned to be a brilliant […]


52 Super Series to join the Maxi fleet

52 Super Series to join the Maxi fleet this month The Italian big boat racing season fires up over 19th-24th May with a new look Rolex Capri Sailing Week. This year, for the first time, the Maxi yacht fleet is joined by the international grand prix 52 fleet with Rolex Capri Sailing Week being the […]


ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE 2014 Ragamuffin 90 claims Line Honours

  ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE 2014 Ragamuffin 90 claims Line Honours   After 57h 31m 18s of racing, Syd Fischer finally steered his 90 foot Maxi, Ragamuffin 90, over the line to claim line honours for the 2014 Rolex China Sea Race. Having successfully maintained a boat speed of 9 to 13kts for 564nm, the […]


Pedro Blanco presented by TESLA – RHKYC

                                      for immediate release 25 March 2014 Pedro Blanco presented by TESLA Presented by Tesla, the benefits of the ‘Pedro Blanco’ as a warm up for the Category 1 Rolex China Sea Race were easy to see, as the 100nm Category 3 overnight offshore offers boats, particularly those competing offshore for the first time, a […]


U.S. to host Farr 40

The Farr 40 Circuit has been conducted in the United States Europe, Australia and the Caribbean. This marks the first time since 2004 that the U.S. West Coast has hosted the International Circuit.   “I think the overall caliber of competition is going to surprise the boats from Europe and the East Coast. We have […]


Victoire was officially declared the overall winner of the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart

Darryl Hodgkinson received the Tattersall’s Cup and Rolex timepiece from RYCT Commodore Richard Batt (far left), CYCA Commodore Howard Piggott (second from left) and Patrick Boutellier, Rolex Australia (far right)  – ROLEX/Carlo Borlenghi It was a long wait in Hobart wondering if Wild Rose would snatch a last minute win, but at last Victoire skipper […]


Bella Mente Racing

Bella Mente Racing Continues Quest for Perfection 2014 Campaign Schedule Announced NEWPORT, R.I. (December 12, 2013) – With all hands on deck during the “off season”, Bella Mente Racing is preparing for its next action-packed campaign in 2014. Under the leadership of owner/driver Hap Fauth (Minneapolis, Minn./ Naples, Fla.), Bella Mente’s team of 22 will […]


two of 2014’s premier Rolex events

Rolex Regattas at New York Yacht Club Plan Early for Next Summer’s Best Sailing NEWPORT, R.I. (November 21, 2013) – Even though the holidays are just around the corner, it’s never too early to start planning next summer’s racing schedule.  Especially with two of 2014’s premier Rolex events – both hosted by the New York […]