21st January 2015
A year focused on records and offshore races starting in Antigua with the RORC Caribbean 600, with on board John Elkann, Gianni Agnelli’s grand-son and chairman of Fiat, and Monegasque Pierre Casiraghi from the Yacht Club de Monaco.16 January 2015This morning a ceremony took place to bless two new semi-rigid boats, the Sainte Devote II and Corallium II that have recently arrived to modernise the Maritime Affairs Department's fleet.
21 December 2014
17 December 2014
The Yacht Club de Monaco pays tribute to its sailors who are to be found racing all over the world, on every type of boat, solo and as members of a crew. Few clubs can boast such a line-up of winners, as highlighted by HSH Prince Albert II who was there in person to present the trophies for 2014.
15 December 2014
Achille Onorato and his crew on Mascalzone Latino Jr followed an excellent 3rd place in Act 1 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series with another 3rd, this time in Act 1 of the Miami Winter Series. On what proved to be a high level playing field, the Monegasque team beat their 30 opponents to win the second race.
13 December 2014
A festive Christmas spirit reigns at the Yacht Club de Monaco, with a programme of activities on offer for families.
7 December 2014The 32 Melges World Championship kicks off today. Among the 17-strong fleet is the Monegasque Robertissima team, with Pierre Casiraghi at the helm assisted by Federico Michetti, Giovanni Cassinari and Vasco Vascotto on tactics.
24th November 2014
Adventure is in their blood - “Life is good, follow us” is the name of the blog that Lars, Suzy, Tiuri and Liva have set up to recount their experiences as they travel the world - on bicycles, back-packing, skiing and their latest venture, kayaking.
14 November 2014
For thrill seekers, the Yacht Club de Monaco is offering members an unusual adventure that combines skiing and sailing in collaboration with the Cortina Yacht Club and the Royal London Yacht Club.
11 November 2014
Passers-by may have been somewhat bemused on 11th November to see pupils from Charles III secondary school submerging all kinds of rubbish in the sea off Quai Louis II in front of the Yacht Club de Monaco’s new building - but it was all in a good cause.
9 November 2014
The crew on Robertissima got their American campaign off to an excellent start by winning the Melges 32 Gold Cup in Miami, the final preparation before the World Championship which takes place at the same venue on 3rd to 7th December 2014.
30 October 2014
The YCM’s young Laser sailors from the Sports Section pulled off some great results at the Europa Cup Laser in Roses, Catalonia, in Spain.
25th October 2014
They take the plunge!
19th Octobre 2014
All those taking part in the final stage of the Smeralda 888 championship enjoyed Indian summer conditions with a 10-18 knot south-westerly, allowing the Race Committee to run eight races over the three days much to the delight of competitors.24 - 26 October 2014
12 November 2014
After 8 days 14 hours and 9 seconds, YCM member Sébastien Josse crossed the finish line of the 10th Route du Rhum, which was won by Loïck Peyron (Maxi Solo Banque Populaire VII).
17 October 2014
Over 1000 members and their guests have celebrating Oktoberfest with the YCM!
Esimit Europa 2 wins famous Barcolana Regatta in Trieste, Italy.
Follow Alex Ilsley's adventures live as he takes on the best of the best at the Optimist World Championship in Argentina!
8 October 2014
The first edition having been held in 2007 at Île Rousse in Corsica, the Smeralda 888s were back again on the Île de Beauté for the Calvi Cup, a stage in the Mediterranean Smeralda Championship circuit.
At the end of an intense racing season on the Melges 20 European circuit, the International Audi Melges 20 Class Association named Achille Onorato’s Mascalzone Latine Jr. as the overall European Ranking Champion 2014.
5 October 2014
The gods were smiling on the 15th edition of Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez with some excellent wind and sea conditions for the 4,000 sailors aboard 300 Modern and Classic yachts, who came from all over the world for a week of racing and parties.
1 - 5 OCTOBER 2014
CELEBRATING "L'ART DE VIVRE LA MER" ON BOARD
29 September 2014
Esimit Europa 2 has won the first two legs of the Thousand Islands race, a competition criss-crossing the myriad of islands in the Adriatic Sea.
28 September 2014
After ten races completed over three days in an outstanding venue, Jacopo Carrain and his crew on Carpe Diem finished 7th in the J/70 European Championship.
Introducing the M/V YERSIN: a concentration of state of the art technology to travel, explore and educate
26th September 2014
In the framework of La Belle Classe Superyachts, a label created by the Yacht Club de Monaco in 2005 to support owners in their navigation and choice of ports of call worldwide, Francois Fiat, the first La Belle Classe Superyachts Ambassador presented his new ship, the M/V Yersin on 26th September 2014.
- 22nd September 2014It was at the Yacht Club de Monaco that the Constituent Assembly was held for the Monaco Yachting Cluster, the second in the world after Spain.
24 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2014
20 September 2014
For the Annual Trophy organised with the support of Rolex, Tuiga finishes 2nd in Liguria (Italy) for the 3rd and penultimate stage of the competition, before the Voiles de Saint-Tropez which ends the challenge from 1st to 5th October.
28th October 2014 - 6.30pm
- 20 september 2014HSH Prince Albert II and AS Monaco President, Dmitry Rybolovlev, had lunch with the players and staff from ASM and the Yacht Club de Monaco's new Clubhouse on Friday.
29 October - 7.30pm
7th September 2014
After three days of racing in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Andres Soriano (Alegre) emerged triumphant to win the Mini Maxi Rolex Cup World Champion title, ahead of another team from Monaco, Robertissima III.
6th September 2014
To extend the summer season, the pleasure of navigation, elegance and conviviality were the hallmarks of two exceptional days for Riva owners who participated in the 7th edition of the Classic Riva Trophy 2014 Monaco - Cannes - Saint-Tropez.1st September 2014Donnaventura expedition officially began on Monday in the Principality of Monaco.For the occasion, the selected 8 girls aged 20-34 years, were welcomed by the Italian Ambassador to Monaco: Mr. Antonio Morabito.
- 29 August 2014The elite of the Melges 20 fleet gather again in Riva del Garda tomorrow in this the last act of the Melges 20 World Championship.
3 September 2014Just before everyone goes back to school, the Sports Section's Open Day offers all children, age 6 to 17 who are resident or at school in Monaco, to try their hand at Optimist, Laser Pico or Swan 60 for an afternoon.
24 August 2014Victory in real time for Pierre Casiraghi (Monaco Racing Fleet) takes line honours for the second year in a row.
18 August 2014
After nine races and the final day being cancelled, Nico Poons and his crew on Charisma clinched an excellent 2nd place in Marstrand, Sweden, in the final ranking of the RC44 World Championship, just behind the Bronenosec Sailing Team from St Petersburg.
15 August 2014
Some YCM members hav flied the YCM glaf this weekend.
13 August 2014
Congratulations to Alexander Ilsley from the YCM’s Sports Section who clinched a superb 4th place in the overall ranking at the Volvo Gill Optimist British National & Open Championships 2014, held early August at Weymouth and the Portland National Sailing Academy.8th August 2014In sweltering heat, Roberto Tomasini Grinover’s Robertissima III shone in Palma de Mallorca at the 33rd Copa del Rey leading his Mini Maxi 72 into 3rd place in the Gaastra IRC 0 category.
31st July 2014
One month after the inauguration of the Yacht Club de Monaco’s new building, HSH Prince Albert II attended the opening of new street in Monaco with the YCM Gallery.
23 - 27 July 2014
Semana Clasica de Puerto Sherry
20 July 2014
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.
Victory in real time for Pierre Casiraghi (Monaco Racing Fleet) takes honours for the second year in a row7th July - 29th August
18/20 July - 2/3 August - 9/10 August 20147 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 place
- 26th 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.
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.
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.