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R/P Designs Have Taken Solas Big Boat Challenge Line Honors Since 2005

December 13, 2017 · Posted by David Oliver

 

Sydney, Australia (December 12, 2017)Wild Oats XI has all but made this event their own in their final hit out before the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, dominating the Line Honours having been undefeated since 2010. The last yacht to defeat Wild Oats XI in this event, 2009 Winner Alfa Romeo, returns in 2017 as Peter Harburg’s new Black Jack and will be aiming to keep the pressure on Wild Oats XI this close to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Event Host Site: cyca.com.au

R/P designs have taken Line Honors since 2005:
2017 BlackJack – Line Honors
2017 Wild Oats X – 1st Overall
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Wild Oats XI – Line Honors
2012 – Wild Oats X – 1st Overall
2010 – LIMIT – 1st Overall
2009 – Alfa Romeo – Line Honors
2006, 2007, 2008 – Wild Oats XI – Line Honors
2008 – LOKI – 1st Overall
2005 – Alfa Romeo – Line Honors & 1st Overall
2003 & 2004 – Wild Oats X – 1st Overall

GALATEIA and MAGIC CARPET³ 1st and 2nd for the 2017 Wally Season’s Championship

October 10, 2017 · Posted by kate

The Reichel/Pugh-designed 100’ Wallycento’s GALATEIA and MAGIC CARPET³ take 1st and 2nd place in the 2017 Wally Season’s Championship!

There was no better venue than Les Voiles de Saint Tropez, amongst the world’s most beautiful classic and modern yachts and 4,000 international sailors, for the Reichel/Pugh-designed WallyCento GALATEIA to conclude its racing season by winning the overall 2017 Wally Championship. In addition to Les Voiles, the complete season included Palmavela in Palma de Mallorca, and the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta (Galateia took 2nd in class / 10-boat fleet) and Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup (1st in class / 11-boat fleet), both in Porto Cervo. Read More …

36 Class Wins in 20 Years at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

September 13, 2017 · Posted by kate

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Porto Cervo, Italy (September 3-9, 2017) – The 2017 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup marks 20 years of participation by Reichel/Pugh boats, and in that time our designs have amassed 36 Class wins. Competing divisions range from the Maxi 72 class, which competes for its World Championship during the event, to the Supermaxi division for yachts over 30.5 meters.

Reichel/Pugh-designed and Green Marine-built Galateia decisively earned a Maxi Yacht Rolex title in the 11-boat WallyCento Class. Read More …

Lucky Earns Line Honors at the 2017 XIII Palermo-Montecarlo Race

August 29, 2017 · Posted by kate

Montecarlo (August 26, 2017) – Bryon Ehrhart’s RP63 LUCKY took line honors and the ORC Division win with a time of 66h 46m 3s over 500nm at the XIII Palermo-Montecarlo Race for the Giuseppe Tasca d’Almerita Trophy. LUCKY, formerly LOKI, was designed and engineered by Reichel/Pugh, constructed by McConaghy Boats and won overall in the grueling Sydney-Hobart in 2011 and Transatlantic Race in 2015. Next up for Lucky will be the 28th edition of the Maxi World Championship beginning September 3, 2017. Read More …

Claude’s Career Opens with a Win

August 28, 2017 · Posted by kate

California (August 25-27, 2017) – Congratulations to Dr. Hasso Plattner and his team for the overall win (and PHRF A division win) as they made their racing debut at the 2017 Long Point Race Week aboard their brand new Reichel/Pugh-designed and engineered / Baltic-built 68’ Performance Cruiser Claude 2. In addition, Alec Oberschmidt’s Reichel/Pugh-designed 50′ Staghound won PHRF B division and took 2nd overall. Read More …


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