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Swan 48 Montana 6th in St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2020

Swan 48 Montana 6th in St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2020

Swan 48 Montana 6th in St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2020

With Markus Bocks as skipper Montana participated in the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2020. In 2020 the regatta celebrated its 40th anniversary. Four days of world-class racing with some of the crews from over 35 countries competed. Crystal clear waters and cooling northeast trade winds give the pristine conditions for spectacular racing just off the coast of St. Maarten.

6th out of 10 in CSA 5

Montana started in CSA 5 and sailed with spinnakers and gennakers. Afterwards, this was not the best choice, because the CSA rating worsened significantly. Nevertheless, a fine 6th place out of 10 participants was achieved. Considering that most competitors competed with a well-attuned crew and a regatta-optimized yacht, Montana reached a very decent result.

Also, the parties have satisfied all expectations: “Grandmaster Flash”, “Asher Otto & Itchy Feet” as well as “Inner Circle” and last but not least “FLO RIDA” on the huge Heineken stage fired the Montana crew really up.

S&S Swan 48 Montana

Sailing yacht “Montana” is an S&S Swan 48. She is number 28 of 46 models of this series built by Nautor’s in Finland from 1971 to 1975. The Nautor’s Swan yachts have always been called luxury class sailing yachts and are considered to be the safest and most beautiful in the world. The yacht, designed by Sparkman & Stephens and convinces by excellent sailing characteristics and her high comfort for the crew.

The skipper Markus Bocks has already proven his competence as a sailing instructor at a German sailing school and so you can combine the beautiful with the useful and expand your wealth of experience on a Sailing Holiday, Regatta or Atlantic Crossing.

Have a look at the boat

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2021 edition takes place from 4-7 March 2021.

 

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