As Good as it Gets at Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta:
Virgin Gorda, BVI (March 12, 2016) – Three days of thrilling competition on the waters off Virgin Gorda concluded today with yet another nail biting race where victory or defeat – in several cases – came down to the final cross, in the final leg, of the final race. A downwind start and 20-24 knots of blustering easterly winds added further excitement to an already charged atmosphere.
The owners and crews on the 21 competing sailing superyachts at the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous gave their all in what Bouwe Bekking, tactician on Class A winner Nilaya, termed “one of the best races of this year in the Caribbean.” The Loro Piana…
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Bright and Breezy in the BVI for Superyacht event:
Virgin Gorda, BVI (March 11, 2016) – Day Two of the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous – Oil Nut Bay Race Day – brought more bright and breezy conditions and some hard-fought tactical duels on the water.
Classes A and B saw changes at the top of the leaderboard as the 33-metre Inoui and the largest boat in the fleet, the 60-metre Hetairos, posted bullets which moved them to the top of their respective divisions. Inoui now leads Class A on equal points with Dutch boat Nilaya while Hetairos sits 3 points clear of both Ganesha and the Perini Navi P2 in Class B.
In classes C and D, meanwhile, the 59-metre Seahawk and the Swan yacht Freya b…
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