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Charter yacht WINDFALL wins in her class at Les Voiles de Saint Barth 2019

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By Katia Damborsky  23 April 2019

For the third year in a row, the 29m/94ft sailing yacht WINDFALL has stormed to victory in the Maxi 2 Class at the regatta event in St Barths.

Marking an impressive hattrick, the Southern Wind-built superyacht WINDFALL has won in her class again this year, beating out fellow charter yachts SOJANA and SELENE.

The luxury sailing yacht notched up three wins in five races, placing her at the top of the class leaderboard yet again for 2019.

Racing alongside her, the 35m/115ft sailing yacht SOJANA earnt a podium second-place finish in the races, while the 24m/80ft charter yacht SELENE won her first race, but had to retire for the duration of the races shortly thereafter, leaving her in fifth place overall.

Sailing yachts on the water during Les voiles de Saint Barth
Yacht sailing at les voiles de saint barth
Yacht SORCHA on the water

In the Maxi 1 class, it was the 21m/ 72ft monohull SORCHA who took home the victory after winning all five of her races. With this perfect set of results under her belt, she enjoys a rank at the top of her leaderboard in the Maxi Overall results.

Now officially called les Voiles de Saint Barth Richard Mille, the event drew to a close on April 20.

The landmark 10th edition pulled in seasoned sailors and stellar yachts from across the globe for five days of thrilling races in the heart of the Caribbean.

The landmark 10th edition pulled in seasoned sailors and stellar yachts from across the globe for five days of thrilling races in the heart of the Caribbean.

The 70-strong fleet of participating yachts were divided into nine classes according to their technical capacities, with record numbers of entries in both the  multihull and Spinnaker classes.

Complementing the action on the water, Les Voiles de Saint Barth Richard Mille hosted an impressive social scene with a pop-up Nikki Beach event, live music and DJ sets.

The perfect event for those looking to experience the Caribbean’s vibrant sailing sphere and network with like-minded individuals, plenty of charter yachts were in the area to soak up the regatta action in St Barths.

Yachts racing at Les Voiles de Saint Barth

If you would like to know about chartering a yacht in St Barths either as part of a regatta charter or a luxury superyacht vacation, please get in touch with your preferred yacht charter broker.

Alternatively, view and compare all superyachts for charter in the Caribbean.

 
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