Congratulations to Roberto Tomasini Grinover and his team on Robertissima who won the Melges 32 European Championship 2014 at Riva del Garda which ended on Sunday.
13 July 2014
Guido Miani and his team on Out of Reach won the fourth and penultimate stage of the Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series at the weekend in Riva del Garda, beating another Monaco Racing Fleet team on Mascalzone Latino Jr who came second.
- 7 July 2014The world’s largest solar-powered boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar docked in Monaco after a sunny 20-day stopover in the Marchica Lagoon in Morocco.
5 July 2014
Back to the highlights of the Sea Party
29 June 2014
Around 60 representatives from banking and finance institutions, divided into 12 teams, took part in the 22nd edition of the annual Challenge Inter-Banques this weekend.29 June 2014After three days of racing this weekend in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, YCM society member Ian Ilsley triumphed in the Coppa Europa Smeralda 888 on Bear Essentials.
27 June 2014A dozen boats were on the starting line last week with pupils from the FANB, Saint Charles, Les Révoires, La Condamine, Fontvieille and Petit Cours St Maur on board.
26 June 2014
Former NBA Champion Magic Johnson joined American actor Samuel L. Jackson and British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton at the Yacht Club de Monaco last Thursday.
26 June 2014
Four young ladies who love adventure and being in harmony with the sea are due to land on the pontoon in front of the Yacht Club on Friday morning 27th June at the end of a 250km training exercise towards their ultimate goal - to paddleboard using just the strength of their arms from Cape Horn to the South Pole!
19 June 2014
Esimit Europa 2 wins the Giraglia Rolex Cup!14 - 15 June 2014Around 15 one-designs, including J/24s, J/70s and SB20s were out on the water this weekend for the last regatta of the 2013/2014 Monaco Championships.
Roberto Tomasini Grinover has been on a winning streak since the start of the season!
05 June 2014
At the end of every school year the Yacht Club de Monaco’s Sports Section together with the Education Department organises an interclass championship.
01 June 2014
The Monegasque team on Mascalzone Latino Jr led by Achille Onorato put in another fine performance in Talamone, Italy, in the third stage of the Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series to finish in 3rd place26th May 2014Last weekend saw the finals of the PACA regional sailing championships held in Savines Le Lac (05). More than 120 participants were battling it out to qualify for final places in the French championships.
25th MAY 2014
In tricky conditions around Capri Island, Roberto Tomasini Grinover’s Mini-Maxi 72 Robertissima was overall winner in its category at the prestigious Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2014.
16th-18th May 2014
At the opening meeting of the season, which combined a golf match and mini-regatta at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, the Monegasque team led by Adalberto Miani won the competition, ahead of Costa Smeralda and the Yacht Club Lignano.
21st May 2014
After a spate of arrivals on Wednesday morning, the Mini-Maxi 72 of Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Robertissima was declared winner on corrected time of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week’s offshore Volcano Race.
The 9th Hippocampe Cup organised last weekend by the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez and the Smeralda Association saw YCM members take first, second and third place.
Having won the 1st Audi Melges 20 Russian Open Champions on this body of water in Italy, Valentin Zavadnikov (Synergy, 29 pts) has distinguished himself again.
Many congratulations to Valentin Zavadnikov, Yacht Club de Monaco society member, who put in a brilliant performance in the 1st edition of the Audi Melges 20 Russian Open Championship last weekend, to win the competition in Porto Ercole in Italy.
Italians, Austrians and Monegasques were in San Remo this weekend for the 2nd edition of the J/70 Italy Cup.
Skippered by Yacht Club de Monaco society member Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Robertissima III, a Mini Maxi 72, finished an excellent 2nd in the PalmaVela 2014 in the bay of Palma, Mallorca.
While the youngest from the Yacht Club de Monaco’s competition team were battling it out in Cannes, the older sailors on Lasers were to be found in Malcesine on Lake Garda in Italy for the Europa Cup.
The Pointe Croisette district in Cannes was awash with little boats from 20th to 25th April when it hosted the 2014 Optimist Spring Cup (Coupe Internationale de Printemps Optimist), a qualifying event for the European and World Championships.
Late Saturday afternoon, the MEROCEANS scientific expedition sailing yacht NAVOSE (Navire à Voile d'Observation Scientifique de l'Environnement) tied up in front of the Yacht Club de Monaco on the Ponton du Prince.
More than 20 boats came together on Saturday for the Lorenzi Cup, a coastal race organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in honour of Jean Lorenzi, who started the YCM’s Sports Section and is one of its most active volunteers.
As part of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, 12th to 20th April 2014, in collaboration with the ATP, world number one Rafael Nadal, eight-time champion of the Monaco tournament, was invited to sail on the 1909 gaff cutter Tuiga by Bernard d’Alessandri, Secretary General of the Yacht Club de Monaco.
Another stage in the selection process for the French championships took place in Antibes on Sunday, 13th April.
- Following the continued success of the Monaco Optimist Team Race and with the invaluable support of members, Ian Ilsley, Josh and John Warren, the YCM is organising a 2nd edition of the Monaco 2K Team Race from 7 to 9 March 2014.
9th-24th February, from Bahreïn to Oman