Race Results

Reichel Pugh continues to set records and win on a global scale. And we’re not done yet.

Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design is acknowledged as the preeminent yacht design studio in the world having compiled one of the most impressive records of race wins and record settings ever. Leveraging the latest state of the art technology and constantly evolving our designs through experience, while creating advanced composite structures, has allowed Reichel/Pugh designs to win many of the world’s most prestigious yachting events including the America’s Cup, the Maxi World Championships, TP52 World Championships, the Fastnet Race, the Bermuda Race, the Giraglia Race and the Sydney-Hobart race. Reichel/Pugh designs have taken line honors in nine Sydney-Hobart races while taking overall corrected time fleet honors in four of them.

30+ Racer Results:

September 2016

RP GP42 TEAM VISION – Jean-Jacques Chaubard named winner of the Trophée Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, IRC Division C at the 2016 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez.



50+ Racer Results:

December 2016

RP52 CAPE FLING – Irvine Laidlaw's RP 52 skippered by Barend Smith was 2nd in IRC 1 Division and 3rd Overall in the IRC Fleet at the 2016 Maserati Cape Town Race Week hosted by the Royal Cape Yacht Club.


January 2016

RP66 ALIVE – Phillip Turner's Canting Keel Mini Maxi (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) was the 2016 Royal Langkawi International Regatta overall winner.


February 2016

RP69 TREBUCHET – Owner-driver Marc Glimcher made history by setting the overall race record and outright passage record for the inaugural 254-nautical mile Miami to Havana Race with a time of 19 hours, 36 minutes and 10 seconds.


April 2016

RP63 ASZHOU – Steve Meheen set a new Newport to Ensenada monohull record with a time of 09:35:34 over 125nm, destroying the 2009 monohull record of 10:37:50 set by Doug Baker’s Magnitude. The record prior to this was set in 2003 by Roy E. Disney’s 76’ R/P-designed Pyewacket with a time of 10:44:25. Aszhou corrected to 6th in the Maxi class, while Reichel/Pugh 68 Taxi Dancer corrected to 3rd.


July 2016

RP TP52 KINETIC V – David Sutcliffe claims the Royal Vancouver Yacht Trophy for overall winner and winner of Division A in the 2308nm Vic-Maui International Yacht Race.


August 2016

RP66 ALIVE – Phillip Turner's Reichel/Pugh-designed and Westerly Marine-built 66’ Canting Keel Mini Maxi (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) was declared the overall IRC winner and ORCi winner in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Club Marine 348nm Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race.


December 2016

RP MARTEN 72 ARAGON – Arco Van Nieuwland and Andries Verder 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race overall winner and winner of the IRC Zero class.



Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race (AUS) Results:

August 2016

RP66 ALIVE – Phillip Turner's Reichel/Pugh-designed and Westerly Marine-built 66’ Canting Keel Mini Maxi (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) was declared the overall IRC winner and ORCi winner in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Club Marine 348nm Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race.



Les Voiles de Saint Tropez Results:

September 2016

RP GP42 TEAM VISION – Jean-Jacques Chaubard named winner of the Trophée Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, IRC Division C at the 2016 Les Voiles de Saint Tropez.



Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup Results:

September 2016

RP85 MY SONG – Wins the Maxi RC class at the 2016 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Italy with a decisive five-point score line. This win was particularly sweet as the RP85 heads for retirement, to be replaced by her newer, and sizable 130′ namesake.



Melges Results:

August 2016

RP MELGES 20 EVINRUDE – In the all-amatuer Corinthian division, the 2016 Melges 20 World title goes to Emanuele Savoini at the helm of Evinrude with his young team of Enzio Savoini, Marco Giannini, and Giovanna Massidda.


August 2016

RP MELGES 20 PINTA – Michael Illbruck with tactician John Kostecki, and trimmer Federico Michetti become the 2016 Melges 20 World Champions in Scarlino, Italy.


October 2016

RP MELGES 32 HYDRA – Morgan Kiss at the helm for Project Sail with crew members Ty Baird, Noah Blacker, Austin Colpaert, Henry Fernberger, Liam Harr, Lexi Petter, Alex Post (tactician) and Marty Kullman are the first ever Melges 32 Corinthian World Champions.


October 2016

RP MELGES 32 VOLPE – Ryan DeVos’ Volpe with tactician Mark Mendelblatt, and crew members Mike Hill, Peter Kinney, Scott Nixon, Erika Reineke, Sam Rogers and Drew Weirda – The Melges 32 World Champions 2016.


December 2016

RP MELGES 24 TAKI 4 – Marco Zammarchi’s Taki 4 ITA778 with Fossati, Matteo De Chiara, Niccolò Bertola and Giovanni Bannetta in crew plus Niccolo Bianchi as a coach – The Melges 24 Corinthian World Champions 2016.


December 2016

RP MELGES 24 EMBARR – Conor Clarke’s Embarr IRL829 with Stuart McNay, David Hughes, Maurice O’Connell and Aoife English in crew – 2016 Melges 24 World Champions.



RORC Transatlantic Race Results:

December 2016

RP MARTEN 72 ARAGON – Arco Van Nieuwland and Andries Verder 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race overall winner and winner of the IRC Zero class.



Royal Langkawi International Regatta Results:

January 2016

RP66 ALIVE – Phillip Turner's Canting Keel Mini Maxi (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) was the 2016 Royal Langkawi International Regatta overall winner.



Superyacht Results:

September 2016

RP85 MY SONG – Wins the Maxi RC class at the 2016 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Italy with a decisive five-point score line. This win was particularly sweet as the RP85 heads for retirement, to be replaced by her newer, and sizable 130′ namesake.


March 2016

RP112 NILAYA – Filip Balcaen’s NILAYA, the Reichel/Pugh and Nauta designed Baltic 34m was the overall Class A winner at the 2016 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta in Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. She also took home the Boat International Media Trophy 2016 for the top scored superyacht.



WallyCento Results:

June 2016

RP WALLYCENTO MAGIC CARPET 3 – Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones claims line honours at the 64th edition of the 2016 Giraglia Rolex Cup, completing the offshore race from Saint-Tropez, France to Genoa, Italy in 26 hours, 48 minutes and 56 seconds.