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maxi

a type of large racing yacht
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Supreme performance at the Rolex Middle Sea Race - Eleven consecutive wins in five regattas solidify the position of Igor Simcic's 30-meter giant on the throne of the best maxi yachts in the world - The yacht's owner and general manager is already considering how to expand this unique Pan-European project
11 /PRNewswire/ -- A week of spectacular races at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Sardinia brought a new triumph for Esimit Europa 2 and crowned it as the best Maxi class yacht in the world.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- It was another magnificent victory for Europe this week when Igor Simcic's 100 foot maxi yacht Esimit Europa 2, sponsored by Gazprom, was the first to cross the finish line in Monte Carlo, taking line honours in the Palermo-Monte Carlo regatta.
He returned to Australia after being part of Gordon Ingate's Gretel 11 challenge in 1977 and quickly got involved in yachting back in Sydney, as a project manager in the building of several ocean racing yachts and as a sailing master on maxi yachts.
For more information and details about the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, please visit the event website: http://www.
Collecting the trophy at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and taking great pride in this classic maxi yacht was Brad Kellett, who also notched up his 21st Hobart Race.
It was a time that was to remain embedded in my mind for the next 21 years until, on another dark morning on the Derwent, Kialoa Ill's record was beaten by a German maxi yacht called Morning Glory--but only by 28 minutes.
The CYCA's annual invitation-only maxi yacht race, the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, will be another day of glamour showcasing yachting prowess as the powerhouses of the Rolex Sydney Hobart go on display.
Trygve sailed in several more Sydney Hobart races while Magnus navigated on the American maxi yacht Kialoa III when she set a long-standing race record in 1975.
Fifty-two maxi yachts sailed out of the narrow harbour beneath us, their sleek bodies glinting in the sun.
Powys has vast experience in boat management and sailed in the Whitbread Round the World Race maxi yachts Rothmans and Fortuna.
One of Australia's best known maxi yachts won a duel for line honours with Regatta President Charles Curran's 60-foot harbour racer Sydney and on corrected time won from RSYS contenders Huntress (Philip Grove) and Braveheart (Bill Meilclejohn).