Tag: The Nations Trophy

  • World Campions and The Nations Trophy decided

    World Campions and The Nations Trophy decided

    The final day of The Nations Trophy 2019 brought more drama as a building breeze compressed the action into a solitary race for all classes. While the individual race winners will have enjoyed their moment in the sun, it was the overall class winners and recipients of The Nations Trophy itself that celebrated the loudest. […]

  • The Nations Trophy 2019: day 1

    The Nations Trophy 2019: day 1

    The second edition of The Nations Trophy kicked off today; all four classes ticking off one race from the scheduled nine. Racing started three hours late and, while it was long, it was a worthwhile wait. When the fickle breeze in the Bay of Palma stabilized sufficiently, the Real Club Nautico de Palma race team, […]

  • VIDEO: Climactic finish in store for Swan One Design classes

    VIDEO: Climactic finish in store for Swan One Design classes

    After four days of intense racing at the 38th Copa del Rey MAPFRE, competition is about to get that bit more serious.  Heading into the final two days, the leading boats in the Swan One Design classes may look to be sitting pretty, having built up solid leads over their closest rivals, but a new scoring […]

  • Stunning showcase for One Design Sailing

    Stunning showcase for One Design Sailing

    The verdicts are in. Niramo (ClubSwan 50), Porron IX (Swan 45) and Fantaghiro’ (ClubSwan 42) won their respective classes following a dramatic final day of action at a memorable edition of Scarlino Swan One Design. Meanwhile, Germany topped the 12-strong Nations’ classification.   The second event of The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 proved a […]

  • VIDEO: Compelling start to action in Scarlino

    VIDEO: Compelling start to action in Scarlino

    One of the most appealing facets of racing in The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 is the open nature of the competition. A quality emphatically demonstrated during today’s first day of racing at the Scarlino Swan One Design, the second event of the season and Nautor’s Swan first sustainable regatta.   Following three intense and approximately hour-long […]

  • Swans set to shine in Scarlino

    Swans set to shine in Scarlino

    Hot on the heels of an intriguing opener to The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 in Monaco, comes Italy’s opportunity to host a round of the four-stage competition. Marina di Scarlino, situated on the lush, green Tuscan coastline, provides the next enviable setting from 30 April – 4 May. With a robust fleet of Swan […]

  • The Nations Trophy: High Spirits close out Monaco

    The Nations Trophy: High Spirits close out Monaco

    A sun-filled, blue-sky day at the Monaco Swan One Design, hosted by the Yacht Club de Monaco, failed to produce the wind the event so richly deserved at the close of a stop-start week. With no races undertaken, so yesterday’s class leaders became the regatta’s overall winners. Leonardo Ferragamo’s Italian entry, Cuordileone, won in ClubSwan […]

  • Monaco Swan One Design: second day ended in disappointment for the competing crews

    Monaco Swan One Design: second day ended in disappointment for the competing crews

    The second day of racing at the 2019 Monaco Swan One Design ended in disappointment for the competing crews, despite the best efforts of the Yacht Club de Monaco Race Committee; the sole race of the day abandoned just before the second windward mark. The YCM had kept everyone ashore while waiting for the breeze to […]

  • VIDEO: Monaco Swan One Design – Big smiles despite the shortened day

    VIDEO: Monaco Swan One Design – Big smiles despite the shortened day

    2019 Monaco Swan One Design opened today with a single race. The Yacht Club de Monaco Race Committee, led by Ariane Mainemare, managing the sole opportunity presented by today’s less than promising conditions. The racing proved close across the three classes. The top guns were: Dmitry Rybolovlev’s Skorpios in ClubSwan 50, Luis Senis’ Porron IX in […]

  • Monaco Swan One Design: the Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 opener

    Monaco Swan One Design: the Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 opener

    The second edition of the Monaco Swan One Design kicks off today with 14 Swan One Design yachts representing seven nations taking part. Hosted by the incomparable Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM), the opening event in The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League 2019 is the first rung on a season-long ladder that ends in October, in […]