Superyacht Cup Palma 2023

Entries have opened for Superyacht Cup Palma, the highlight of the Mediterranean superyacht calendar, with the Notice of Race now available for the 21-24 June celebration of sail. Over a dozen prospective entries have declared an interest in joining the superyacht festival with racing on the Bay of Palma, including a trio of the awe-inspiring J Class […]

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Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup: A feast for the eyes

Porto Cervo is one of the most spectacular venues in the world, and this year’s Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup was a feast for the eyes. Andi Robertson reports Walk the hallowed docks of Sardinia’s Yacht Club Costa Smeralda during the Rolex Maxi Yacht Cup and it was impossible to get anywhere fast. The collection of […]

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World’s coolest yachts: Cal40

We ask top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times. Stan Honey nominates the Cal40 The Cal40 has iconic status in the United States and was a game-changer in the 1960s as a true racer/cruiser. Designed by Bill Lapworth, it has a radical flat-bottomed hull and […]

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Sailing in Porto Cervo

September will once again be an intense month in Porto Cervo, with the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup scheduled from 4th to 10th September, and the Rolex Swan Cup returning from 11th to 18th September, after a four-year break imposed by the pandemic. Anticipation is high for the 32nd edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, […]

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Superyacht Cup Palma

Atoning for a less than perfect race Thursday when they finished a distant fourth, Velsheda today won a 22 nautical mile coastal round-the-buoys course, an upwind downwind which spanned the full width of the Bay of Palma. But, taking second place behind Velsheda today, the Swedish flagged Svea now lead the J Class regatta overall […]

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Return of the J Class yachts

The incomparable J Class returns to Med fleet racing for the Superyacht Cup Palma and beyond. Andi Robertson tracks their form as the class returns to active racing once more The Superyacht Cup Palma has long proven one of the litmus test regattas in the modern generation of the J Class – a fleet popularly […]

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J Class & Superyacht Cup Palma

The J Class return to Superyacht Cup Palma next week (29 June-2 July), where four boats will race as a class at the event for the first time since Mallorca’s 2014 showcase regatta. The widely anticipated return of Svea, which is being campaigned by three passionate Swedish ‘co-owners’, sees the newest J Class yacht in […]

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Superyacht Cup Palma: stunning fleet assemble

An eclectic mix of superyachts, which includes four J Class, should ensure a prize Superyacht Cup Palma, writes Toby Hodges While it may have been a slightly subdued 25th anniversary last year for the Superyacht Cup Palma, held during socially distanced times, organisers are confident the Mediterranean’s longest running superyacht regatta will be back to […]

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