"Only victory is sweet"

They may be young or adults in their prime, or not so young. School kids, budding entrepreneurs, employees or executives but they make our Club a fun place to be. Coming from all walks of life, they all share the same passion – to go out on the water to win.

Don’t tell them it’s enough to participate! Their motivation is to get the boat going, better and better, faster and faster, as if their lives depended on it. When a gust of wind ripples across the sea, barely grazing it, they hold their breath, demanding everyone freeze, as any movement can put the brakes on hard-earned momentum. But when gusts follow gusts, or a rogue wave fills the cockpit, or when equipment breaks loose, just watch them move, quick as a flash, straight to the problem, teeth clenched, totally focused on solving it. Between these extremes, they enjoy the wind caressing the sails as the bow cuts through the swell, leading them to victory which, as we all know, is sweet!

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PERFORMANCE

Malizia II

Founded 2016 by YCM Vice-President Pierre Casiraghi, Team Malizia is focused on educating the younger generation about the oceans through its initiatives.

Skippered by Boris Herrmann, the IMOCA 60’ will be on the start line in Les Sables d’Olonne on Sunday 8th November 2020 for the legendary Vendée Globe. Known by all the pros as the ‘Everest of the seas’, this non-stop solo round the world race without assistance is one of the most challenging of the offshore events.

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TRADITION

D3 Tuiga

Built in Fairlie, a town on the Clyde estuary in Scotland, Tuiga is a 15M IR gaff rig cutter designed by world-renowned yacht designer, William Fife III.

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Our sailing members

Smeralda 888

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Melges 20

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Melges 32

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IRC - ORC

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Classic Boats

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YCM Awards - Trophée Credit Suisse

Every year to close the season, HSH Prince Albert II honours the Club’s sailing members at the YCM Awards – Trophée Credit Suisse which reward youngsters in the Sports Section’s competition teams, as well as society members and owners/helmsmen who are competing at the highest level.

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Contact

Section Sportive

Phone Number

+377 93 10 64 02