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:

February 2017

RP X-TREME 37 TAZ – Antiguan Bernie Evan Wong as his Reichel/Pugh X-Treme 37 Taz won IRC Class 1 in the 9th edition of the Royal Ocean Racing Club Caribbean 600.



50+ Racer Results:

August 2017

RP50 STAGHOUND – Alec Oberschmidt’s 50′ Staghound won PHRF B division and took 2nd overall at the 2017 Long Point Race Week, California.


August 2017

RP 63 LUCKY – 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.


July 2017

RP TP52 TEAM VISION FUTURE – Congratulations Dr. Jean-Jacques Chaubard's R/P TP52 Team Vision Future! Reichel/Pugh Design No. 197 has won the 2017 IRC European Championship, Class 0 in Marseille.


July 2017

RP74 WIZARD – Congratulations to David and Peter Askew's Wizard Racing (RP Design No. 191) for winning the 109th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac (289.4nm) with the fastest monohull corrected time of 38:45:04. Wizard was closely followed by another Reichel/Pugh design, Bob Hughes' Heartbreaker (RP Design No. 184), which placed 2nd overall.ll.


January 2017

RP74 WIZARD – David and Peter Askew and their all-star crew on the Reichel Pugh design no. 191, the 74’ Wizard took fleet line honors and set a new mono-hull course record in the 160nm Ft. Lauderdale to Key West Race with a course time of 10 hours 18 mins & 50 seconds. The previous record was set by Joe Dockery’s 81’ Carrera Reichel/Pugh design #101 in 2005. Wizard also took 1st place on corrected time under IRC.


February 2017

RP66 ALIVE – Congratulations to Alive Yachting for claiming Line Honors in the Veolia Bruny Island Race 2017! The Reichel/Pugh designed and Westerly Marine built 66’ Canting Keel Mini Maxi (formerly Black Jack & Stark Raving Mad) just missed setting a new course record by 12 minutes, but the performance earned the team both IRC and PHS corrected time victories.



Maxi Results:

September 2017

RP82 HIGHLAND FLING XI – Irvine Laidlaw’s 82′ Highland Fling XI  was the victor in the Maxi Division at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Porto Cervo, Italy.


July 2017

RP82 HIGHLAND FLING XI – Irvine Laidlaw's Highland Fling XI (IRC 0) took monohull line honors at the 2017 Round the Island Race with a time of 4hrs 19mins 44secs winning the OBSERVER TROPHY & DECANTER - First Monohull to finish, the CONRAD RITBLAT TROPHY & DECANTER - First IRC to finish, the HELLY HANSEN ALIVE TROPHY - First O/A IRC Group 0 and the SILVER ROMAN BOWL & CLOUDY BAY DECANTER - Second O/A IRC.



Mini Maxi Results:

September 2017

RP63 LUCKY – Two weeks ago Bryon Ehrhart’s RP63 LUCKY took line honors and the ORC Division at the 500nm Palermo-Montecarlo Race and showed her versatility by switching to buoy racing for the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Porto Cervo, Italy. The team (lost a tie-breaker and) earned a 3rd overall in the Mini Maxi Division.



One Design Results:

August 2017

RP MELGES 32 CAIPIRINHA — The 2017 Melges 32 World Championship completes the inaugural Melges 32 World League Series. Martin Reintjes’(ITA 186) Caipirinha Sailing Team is the Melges World League Champion — Corinthian Division.


August 2017

RP MELGES 32 G-SPOT — The 2017 Melges 32 World Championship 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 — Corinthian Division.


August 2017

RP MELGES 32 VITAMINA — The 2017 Melges 32 World Champions - Corinthian Division was Francesco Graziani’s (ITA 194) VITAMINA.


August 2017

RP MELGES 32 TAVATUY — 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 Franceso 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 Corinthia


August 2017

RP MELGES 24 TAKI 4 – Congratulations to Niccolò Bertola's Italian team Taki 4, including Giacomo Fossati, Giovanni Bannetta, Matteo de Chiara, Marco Zammarchi, for winning the 2017 Melges 24 Worlds - Corinthian Fleet in Helsinki, Finland.


August 2017

RP MELGES 24 MAIDOLLIS – Congratulations to Carlo Fracassoli's Italian team Maidollis, including Enrico Fonda, Giovanni Ferrari, Luca Perego, Stefano Lagi, for winning the 2017 Melges 24 Worlds in Helsinki, Finland. The team sailed well the entire week, through a range of conditions, ending the event with a margin of 23 points over second place.


July 2017

RP MELGES 24 SUNNYVALE – Fraser McMilan's team CAN151 including Harry Miller, Adam Koster, Keegan Moynihan, and Kieran Horsburgh won the 2017 Diversified MELGES 24 North American Championship - Corinthian Division hosted by the Columbia Gorge Sailing Association in Cascade Locks, Oregon.


July 2017

RP MELGES 24 MIKEY– Kevin Welch of Anacortes Yacht Club and USA835 team including Jason Rhodes, Ian Sloan, Ross McDonald, and Serena Vilage won the 2017 Diversified MELGES 24 North American Championship hosted by the Columbia Gorge Sailing Association in Cascade Locks, Oregon.



Performance Cruiser Results:

August 2017

RP68 CLAUDE – 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, California.



Super Maxi Results:

September 2017

RP112 NILAYA – Filip Balcaen’s Reichel/Pugh and Nauta-designed Baltic 112’ Nilaya won first place in Class A, 1st Overall and the Boat International Media Trophy for overall victory at the 2017 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta in Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. for the third time in the past four years. At the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup this year she finished a close 3rd in the Supermaxi Class - Porto Cervo, Italy.



Superyacht Results:

September 2017

RP100 GALATEIA – Reichel/Pugh-designed and Green Marine-built Galateia decisively earned a Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup title in the 11-boat WallyCento Class - Porto Cervo, Italy.


June 2017

RP100 MAGIC CARPET 3 – the Reichel/Pugh designed and engineered WallyCento took 1st Place in the Wally Class at the 2017 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta hosted by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo. She was built by Wally and launched in 2012.


June 2017

RP100 GALATEIA – the Reichel/Pugh designed and engineered WallyCento took 2nd Place in the Wally Class at the 2017 Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta hosted by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo. She was built by Green Marine and launched in 2015.


March 2017

RP147 VISIONE – Hasso Plattner took 2nd in Class A at the 2017 St Barths Bucket. Visione was built by Baltic Yachts and launched in 2003.


March 2017

RP112 NILAYA – Filip Balcaen’s Reichel Pugh and Nauta designed Baltic 112’ won first place in Class A, 1st Overall and the Boat International Media Trophy for overall victory at the 2017 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta in Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. NILAYA dominated in the three days of the regatta, recording an amazing three times first over three races, winning by an average of more than 6 minutes over the 2nd in all of them. She won the Trophy for the second consecutive year and for the third time in the past four years.