Glamour start for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup:
Porto Cervo, Italy (September 3, 2018) – With westerly winds gusting into the mid-teens, brilliant sunshine and a mix of windward-leewards for the Maxi 72s and, for the remainder, a coastal race taking them on a clockwise lap of La Maddalena archipelago, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship got off to the best start possible. Full report and video.
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Good forecast for Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup:
Porto Cervo, Italy (September 2, 2018) – The 29th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship begins tomorrow with the first start scheduled for 11.30 a.m., and will conclude on Saturday, September 8 with a layday on September 6.
The weather forecast indicates ideal wind conditions for tomorrow, with a mistral wind of up to 18 knots, while a thermal breeze is expected for the rest of the week with a possible return of the mistral on Friday, September 7.
The yachts have been divided into six categories on the basis of their technical and performance characteristics. The “smallest” boats in the fleet are the Swan 601s together with the…
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