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9-13-2017

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

September 13, 2017

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 …

8-29-2017

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

August 29, 2017

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 …

8-28-2017

Claude’s Career Opens with a Win

August 28, 2017

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 …

8-26-2017

TAVATUY Wins the Melges 32 Worlds

August 26, 2017

Cala Galera, Italy (August 26, 2017) — Congratulations go out to the 2017 Melges 32 World Champions (RUS 223) TAVATUY with Pavel Kuznetsov, tactician Evgeny Neugodnikov, Konstantin Besputin, Egor Koniukhovskii, Oleg Krivov, Alexander Patrushev, Anton Sergeev and Valeriy Zatsarinskiy. The first place Corinthian boat was Francesco Graziani’s (ITA 194) VITAMINA. This event completes the inaugural Melges 32 World League Series won by Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio’s (MON 181) G-Spot Sailing Team. Martin Reintjes’(ITA 186) Caipirinha Sailing Team is the Melges World League Champion in the Corinthian Division. Read More …

8-4-2017

Teams Maidollis and Taki 4 are the 2017 Melges 24 World Champions

August 4, 2017

Helsinki, Finland  (August 4, 2017) Melges 24 Worlds 2017 come to the Fin(n)ish line and the Italian flag flies over the HSK in Helsinki. Congratulations to Italian team Maidollis, the newly crowned 2017 Melges 24 World Champions. Read More …


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