The Menorca Maxi Regata crowned the winners of its second edition, which brought together the Wally and Maxi 72 classes, after sailing the final coastal race.
On the third day of the Menorca Maxi Regatta; after sailing today two windward/leeward races in an easterly wind of up to 6 knots, a total of 5 races have now been held.
The 30,5nm coastal Race scheduled for the second day of the Menorca Maxi Regatta was marked by a very light Easterly wind of 6-8 knots of breeze.
The second edition of the Menorca Maxi Regatta started with northerly light wind conditions which made the Race Committee suffer, but finally they managed to sail two windward /leeward races.
The second edition of the Menorca Maxi Regatta begins today with the Opening Ceremony and the skippers briefing. High seas and strong wind had not permitted the practice race. Four full days of racing in the turquoise waters of Menorca with four Windward/Leeward and two coastal races
Mahón is getting ready to welcome the second edition of the Menorca Maxi regatta, from Wednesday 27th. After last year big success, the city of Mahón will embrace one of the world’s most exclusive regattas with the participation of the Wally and Maxi72 fleets. The Menorca Maxi is organized by the Club Marítimo de Mahón and is promoted by the Consell Insular de Menorca.
Menorca Maxi is planned on a four-day schedule with two off-shore races to be sailed during the event.
The first edition of the Menorca Maxi comes to a successful end after final day of racing was held in spectacular conditions. Magic Blue clinches the trophy in the Wally Class while Lionheart prevails in the J Class.
Paolo Massarini, explains us why Wally Class decided to come and race to Menorca.
The nine Wallys and three Js held a 32.5-mile long coastal race which saw both class leaders extend their advantage today. The curtain on the inaugural Menorca Maxi will come down on Sunday with two windward/leeward races
Menorca lived up to its promises on Friday and delivered a day of spectacular and close racing that saw Magic Blue and Lionheart lead the Wally and J Classes respectively. More stunning sailing action is in store for Saturday with a 25 to 35-mile long coastal race scheduled
Tango G scores a commanding victory in the Wally Class thanks to Marc Pajot's perfect tactics, while Lionheart prevails in the J Class after a close duel with Ranger on the first leg
A combination of lumpy seas and light breezes offshore, gave the nine Wallys and three J Class yachts the chance to offer spectators a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch them practicing for a few hours within the confines of Mahón's spectacular, meandering bay!
Menorca Maxi gets underway on Wednesday, May 21st, at 12:30pm CET with the practice races. The nine Wallys and three J-Class yachts taking part in the inaugural edition of what aspires to be a highlight in the Med's maxi yacht racing season will face a brand new, for nearly all of them, and exciting venue
Galma, Kenora, Magic Blue, Magic Carpet Cubed, Open Season and Tango complete the 9-strong fleet of Wallys and the 3 J Class yachts, a fantastic line-up considering that this is the first year of Menorca Maxi.
Yesterday evening Ranger arrived, a superb high-tech 42 meter yacht whose design is based on the previous Ranger 77C model with which Vanderbilt won the America's Cup in 1937.
The trophies for the winners of the First Menorca Maxi regatta have been created by the artist and sculptor Marc Jesús who lives in Menorca. He has already officially handed them over to the president of the Island council, Santiago Tadeo and the Councillor for Tourism Mª. Salomé Cabrera.
Two Wally Class yachts which will compete in the Menorca Maxi arrived in Mahón Harbour Menorca yesterday.
As of this afternoon the Menorca Maxi flags are now flying outside Mahón’s Yacht Club, organizers of the regatta.
With a crew lineup that reads like a “who's who” of the world's top professional sailing, Menorca Maxi will undoubtedly be one of the season's highlights next week. A brand new venue for most of them, the crews of the nine Wallys and three J-Class yachts look forward to an exciting regatta.
The usual north wind and heavy seas mean that Magic Carpet Cubed, Tango G, Ryokan 2 and Ranger have all had to postpone their arrival in Mahón Harbour.
Go to Documents dropdown on Menorca Maxi website to download the pdf version of the programme from 21st to 25th May.
Fuera de Serie, Icon and Telva have all written articles on the island based on the forthcoming Menorca Maxi Regatta.
The first of the nine Wally Class yachts which will compete in the Menorca Maxi arrived in Mahón Harbour Menorca yesterday afternoon.
The second J Class competing in the Menorca Maxi regatta is now in Menorcan waters.
The first Maxis Menorca regatta starts on the 21st May.
Notice of Race updated following the Honours Committee appointment
Over the last few days Lionheart has been the centre of attention due to its stunning design and sleek lines.
Elegant design and performance, tradition and high technology, competitive racing and friendly ambiance, will seamlessly blend together as nine Wallys and three J's race off Menorca's breathtaking coastline in two weeks.
With the new regatta Menorca Maxi, Menorca enters the circuit of Wally yachts and of J Class yachts, among the most exclusive yachts in the world. Alberto Palatchi, owner of Pronovias and member of the Proyecto Embajadores (Ambassador’s Project), was the active promoter of this event.