Bacardí Celebrates 100th Star Class World Championship

September 7, 2022 Press Release, WS1, WS2

September 8-17, 2022, Marblehead, USA Bacardí is very proud to be invited to support the Star Class World Championship. This regatta will be making sailing history with its 100th World Championship, September 8-17, 2022, in Marblehead Massachusetts.  As presenting sponsor, the world-renowned beverage brand will celebrate its long-standing partnership with the Star Class by hosting the gala dinner on Wednesday, September 14. As usual we will be serving our world class cocktails to our sailors and all supporters. The Star World Championship will be … Continue reading

Bacardi USA and the Star Class partner for the 100th Anniversary of the Star Class World Championship

June 2, 2022 Press Release

The 2022 Star World Championship will celebrate 100 years of history since the first World Championship was held in 1922 in Marblehead, Boston on the eastern seaboard of the United States. This year’s event will celebrate one of sailing’s most popular, successful and appreciated boat and its legends. Star Champions are written in history, with their names inscribed on the sport’s most prestigious yachting trophies, including the America’s Cup, Olympics and offshore titles… Continue reading

Mateusz Kusznierewicz / Bruno Prada create Bacardi Cup History as First Same Team Partnership to Claim Three Back-to-back Victories

March 12, 2022 Press Release

The weather front that was expected to sweep through Biscayne Bay after racing on Saturday, March 12, arrived early, with the strong wind forcing racing to be cancelled for all classes at 0900 hours this morning… Continue reading

Spirit of Sailing Embraced at Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta

March 11, 2022 Press Release

FOR INMEDIATE RELEASE On the penultimate day of racing at the Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta, Miami turned on another day of exhilarating sailing, with a consistent southerly breeze of 12-17 knots across the race courses. The Biscayne Bay stage is now set for the Star, J/70, Melges 24, Viper 640, VX One … Continue reading

Spirit of Sailing Embraced at Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta

March 10, 2022 Press Release

Miami, USA turned on another beautiful sailing day – brilliant breeze, sparkling turquoise waters and warm weather – as the Star Class was joined by the full line-up of one-design classes at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta on Thursday, March … Continue reading

Jack Jennings (USA) and Pedro Trouche (BRA) Claim the Win on Day 3 at 95th Bacardi Cup

March 9, 2022 Press Release

Spectacular conditions guaranteed a day of hiking and downwind fun for the fifty-eight boat Star Class fleet. After two days of domination by defending Bacardi Cup Champions Kusznierewicz/Prada, today saw new faces accelerate to front of fleet racing… Continue reading

Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada’s Instinct Is Again Pure Brilliance on Bacardi Cup Day 2

March 8, 2022 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Star Class leader board ended the same as yesterday’s opener, with defending Bacardi Cup Champions Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada again dominating the fifty-eight boat fleet for their second win in two races. Race 2 of the 95th Bacardi Cup got underway on attempt number two, after a bunch of ambitious teams in the middle … Continue reading

Mateusz Kusznierewicz / Bruno Prada nailed their game plan and opening race win on day 1 At 95th Bacardi Cup

March 7, 2022 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETwo-time Bacardi Cup Champions, 2020 and 2021, Mateusz Kusznierewicz (POL) and Bruno Prada (USA) controlled the opening day of racing in Biscayne Bay, Miami. An epic line-up of fifty-eight Star Class teams kicked off racing at the 95th Bacardi Cup under a picture-perfect blue sky dotted with clouds, breeze of around 14-16 knots and … Continue reading

Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta Welcomes a Formidable Line-up of Over 500 Sailors

March 7, 2022 Press Release

FOR INMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta is set to take place in Miami from 6-12 March 2022. The regatta kicks off with Star Class racing at the iconic Bacardi Cup on 7 March and the other classes – J/70, Melges 24, Viper 640, VX One and 69F – take to the race … Continue reading

Wind Rises and Falls and Leaders Change on Day 2 at Bacardi Winter Series

January 29, 2022 Press Release, WS2

Day 2 at Bacardi Winter Series, January 28-30 2022, dawned as forecast with a big breeze of 27+ knots and gusts up to 39 on Biscayne Bay, Miami, forcing the three fleets – J/70, Melges 24 and 69F – to be postponed ashore. Not all bad though, as teams enjoyed the stunning and convivial host venue of Shake-a-Leg-Miami (SALM). … Continue reading