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Event: Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta Porto Cervo, Sardinia

May 27, 2009 by Yachtie
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A fleet of sailing superyachts will be racing at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2009. The racinbg is made up of four days of racing, from June 10th to 13th.

Photo by Rick Tomlinson – You can see more of his fine yachting photography work here: http://www.rick-tomlinson.com/

This is the second time this sailing superyacht event has taken place. The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (Porto Cervo, Sardinia) is the host and the event is open to sailing yachts of over 24 meters in length.

THE EVENT LOCATION:

The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2009 is at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in the seasidevillage of Porto Cervo – which is on the northern coast of Sardinia. Website: http://www.yccs.it/

This year in 2009 eighteen superyachts will compete in the regatta, with an average length of over 33 meters.

The Sailing Yacht Entries for 2009 are:

S/Y Fado, Southern Wind Farr YD / Nauta Yachts, 30.20m

S/Y Farandwide, Southern Wind Farr YD / Nauta Yachts, 30.20m

S/Y Farewell, Southern Wind Farr YD / Nauta Yachts, 30.20m

S/Y Ganesha, Fitzroy Yachts Dubois, 39.00m

S/Y Gliss, Royal Huisman Philippe Briand, 31.87m

S/Y Hamilton II, CNB Philippe Briand, 35.70m

S/Y Indio, Wally German Frers, 30.50m

S/Y Kalikobass II, Tréhard Marine Groupe Fauroux, 31.80m

S/Y Kokomo, Alloy Yachts Ed Dubois, 51.70m

S/Y Magic Carpet 2, Wally German Frers, 28.55m

S/Y Meteor, Royal Huisman Gerard Dykstra & Partners, 51.97m

S/Y Moonbird, Fitzroy Yachts Dubois, 37.00m

S/Y My Song, Cookson Boats Reichel Pugh / Nauta Yachts, 25.60m

S/Y Open Season, Wally German Frers, 28.55m

S/Y Perseus, Perini Navi Perini Navi, 49.80m

S/Y Saudade, Wally Bill Tripp Design, 45.19m

S/Y Scorpione dei Mari, Jongert Tony Castro, 29.00m

S/Y Y3K, Wally German Frers, 30.50m

THE RACING PROGRAMME

The yacht racing program will be organised by the highly experienced international race committee at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda using the IRC rating. There will be a fleet start for the racing division and a pursuit start for the cruising division.

9 June: – Registration – Captain’s Briefing & Welcome Cocktails at the YCCS
10 June: – Yacht Race 1 –
11 June: – Yacht Race 2 – Owners & Guests Beach Party at Hotel Romazzino
12 June: – Yacht Race 3 – Loro Piana Owners Dinner
13 June: – Yacht Race 4 – Prize Giving

EVENY SPONSORSHIP:

Title Sponsor – LORO PIANA

Gold Sponsor – FITZROY YACHTS
“In partnering with Boat International Media as Gold Sponsor of the 2009 and 2010 Lora Piana Superyacht Regatta, Fitzroy Yachts demonstrates a commitment to the superyacht world and the people in it.”

Silver Sponsors – ALLOY YACHTS
Alloy yachts – Tony Hambrook, Managing Director of Alloy yachts confirms his continued support for the forthcoming years: “In my mind, regattas are as important as yacht shows these days.”

FUTURE FIBRES
Future Fibres continue to show their support for the regatta in 2009.

LUFTHANSA PRIVATE JET
Lufthansa Private Jet also joins as a sponsor of the regatta for a second consecutive year.

Official Sponsors
AUDI – Official Automotive Partner
ROLEX – Official Timepiece

The Sailing Regatta Website: http://www.loropianasuperyachtregatta.com/

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