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NILAYA wins the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta 2016

March 13, 2016


Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. (March 12th, 2016) – Filip Balcaen’s NILAYA, the Reichel/Pugh and Nauta designed Baltic 34m, beat out rival Inoui to become the overall Class A winner, despite a a most spectacular spinnaker blow-out at the end of the first downwind leg in the final race. She also took home the Boat International Media Trophy 2016 for the top scored superyacht overall at the 2016 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta in Virgin Gorda, B.V.I. Reichel/Pugh-designed and Baltic-built 67m ketch Hetairos finished second overall in Class B.

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2016 Results

About Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous

The Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous brings together sail and motor yachts during a four-day event for owners, their families and friends organized by Boat International Media and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS).

In addition to the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous, a motor yacht rendezvous program, sponsored by Westport, was created to watch the spectacular racing and enjoy the beautiful islands of the British Virgin Islands.

The 2017 event is planned for 10 – 13 March.

Media courtesy of Boat International Media

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