March 9, 2024 Press Release

Miami, March 9, 2024 – The climax of The 97th Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Invitational Regatta was a day of anticipation and pressure. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere in the boat park this morning belied the intensity about to unfold racing against many of the best sailors in the world. All eyes were riveted on the three-way tie-break to determine the … Continue reading

Who dares wins in three-way tiebreak going into final day at 97th Bacardi Cup

March 8, 2024 Press Release

Miami, March 8, 2024 – Another intense day of racing in fantastic conditions on Biscayne Bay at the 97th Bacardi Cup and Bacardi Invitational Regatta. The usual shifty breeze was around 8-10 knots with plenty of race track nuances. The all-important discard came into play in race 5 for the sixty-six boat Star fleet, but nobody could displace the top three … Continue reading

Over 200 boats fill Biscayne Bay as Bacardi Invitational Regatta fleet joins 97th Bacardi Cup

March 7, 2024 Press Release

Miami, March 7, 2024 – Today, March 7, racing got underway for the five one-design fleets competing in the Bacardi Invitational Regatta, with two hundred and seven teams and well over six hundred sailors delivering a stunning spectacle on Biscayne Bay. Weather conditions continued to demand focus and patience, with the fleets postponed ashore as the clouds and rain hampered … Continue reading

Doyle/ Infelise secure lead with impressive day 3 win at 97th Bacardi Cup

March 7, 2024 Press Release

Miami, March 6, 2024 – All change in the leaderboard after race 3 on Biscayne Bay as a race win in the bag propels Eric Doyle/Payson Infelise into the overall lead, ahead of overnight leaders and defending Bacardi Cup Champions Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada. Biscayne Bay presented a different challenge today, as the lingering effects of the overnight storm transformed the … Continue reading

Defending Bacardi Cup Champions Kusznierewicz / Prada dominate Race 2

March 5, 2024 Press Release

Miami, March 5, 2024 – They came, they saw, they conquered was the story on day two of The 97th Bacardi Cup for defending Champions Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada. From start to finish, Kusznierewicz/Prada exhibited unrelenting control over the sixty-six boat fleet, claiming victory with an impressive lead of one and a half minutes. Kusznierewicz acknowledged the race committee with a tip … Continue reading

97th Bacardi Cup and 2024 Bacardi Invitational Regatta welcomes record entry

February 29, 2024 Press Release

Miami, January 28, 2024 – The 97th Bacardi Cup and the Bacardi Invitational Regatta, March 3rd-9th, 2024, will break all past entry records with an unprecedented two-hundred and thirteen teams gearing up to compete on Biscayne Bay, Miami. The regatta kicks off on March 4th with The 97th Bacardi Cup for the Star Class, followed by the J/70, Melges 24, Snipe, Viper 640 and VX One … Continue reading

BACARDÍ Winter Series 2 wraps up with ‘Kingspoke’ and ‘Catapult’ triumphant in Melges 24 and J/70 

January 28, 2024 Press Release, WS2

Miami, January 28, 2024 – Three days of exceptional sailing conditions on Biscayne Bay, January 26-28, made the Bacardi Winter Series 2 a dream event. Maintaining their overnight position ‘Kingspoke’ topped the Melges 24 leaderboard and ‘Catapult’ advanced to victory in the J/70. On a stunner of a sunny day in Miami, two races shaped the final podium in a variable and … Continue reading

Race track mastery unleashed at BACARDÍ Winter Series 2 as ‘Brutus’ and ‘Kingspoke’ seize control

January 27, 2024 Press Release, WS2

Miami, January 27, 2024 – Day two of three at the Bacardi Winter Series Event 2 saw sailing mastery unleashed in spectacular sailing conditions on Biscayne Bay. Plenty of race track fluidity in the three races as the puffy breeze upped the tempo, with different teams up front and two new teams emerging to take control of the leaderboard. The … Continue reading

‘Melgina’ makes waves as new contender, ‘Catapult’ returns with dominance on opening day of BACARDÍ Winter Series 2

January 27, 2024 Press Release, WS2

Miami, January 26, 2024 – The three-day Bacardi Winter Series Event 2 opened today, Friday, January 26, on the stunning waters of Biscayne Bay, Miami. Fifty-six teams have descended on Shake-A-Leg Miami for the three-day series. As well as boasting a record sized fleet, the boat park rocks a line-up of sailing legends, with numerous Olympians and World Champions adding to … Continue reading

BACARDÍ Winter Series Event 2 welcomes over fifty teams for Miami showdown

January 27, 2024 Press Release, WS2

Miami, January 26-28, 2024 – The organizers of the Bacardi Winter Series 2023/2024 are set to welcome a stellar line up of over fifty J/70 and Melges 24 teams to Shake-A-Leg in Miami this weekend, January 26-28. Bacardi Winter Series 2 (BWS2) marks the second of a three-event series for the J/70 and Melges 24, which culminates at the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta (BCIR) in March 2024. Eddie Cutillas of Bacardi USA said, “Consistently, the Bacardi series draws the biggest names in the sailing world.  “Sailors appreciate the elite … Continue reading