Regatés Imperialés first took place in 2003 and have soon become one of the top sailing events not only in France, but also the world. The yachts include several renowned names in the world of sailing: the Firebird (built in 1937 and renovated in 1992), Moonbeam (built in 1920), Lulu, Mariska, Vortex and many others.
British Royal couple, Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge visited Auckland, New Zealand and took part in a race accompanied by the proud members of Emirates Team New Zealand. The Duchess at the helm of NZL41 with Dean Baker as a tactician won in the race against Prince William who was steering the NZL68 accompanied by Grant Dalton.
Hanse Yachts is a prominent German yacht manufacturer, and one of the largest manufacturers in the world. They boast with a number of yachts, whose technical excellence and impeccable sailing performance have won them numerous awards and recognition. Each year, they organize a regatta in Croatia, called Hanse Cup Adriatic.
Here is a story about everything but ordinary regatta that takes place between the Croatian islands of Dugi Otok, Ugljan and Pašman – Gladuša. The special thing about this small but interesting regatta is that there are live concerts and parties the night before the race. It is also a very traditional regatta so you won’t miss the traditional march Tovareća mužika or Donkey’s music.