PORTO CERVO, SARDINIA: If Day One of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta provided thrills and spills, Day Two – Embraer Race Day – gave the fleet of 19 sailing superyachts challenging conditions and more spectacular action on the water. Two weather systems threatened to battle for supremacy, and as a result the race committee chose a custom course which took in Monaci before sending the fleet upwind between the islands through bomb alley to a laid mark, then back downwind in a reverse track.
It was evident that yesterday’s close results had fired up both passion and competitive spirit in all classes. ‘Yesterday was a fantastic day on the water – it was almost one of those classic Porto Cervo racing days,’ said Campbell Field, navigator on the 34m Royal Huisman Unfurled, before the yacht headed out to the start line.
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Read the race results here: Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta Race Results