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LBS MBA Regatta 2020

21st April 2020 - 26th April 2020


The event

Hosted by London Business School and the Yacht Club of Greece, the LBS MBA Regatta (Global MBA Trophy) is a high profile, international sailing event that brings together top business men and women from across the world – alumni and students of the world’s best business schools.

Racing will take place in the waters of Faliron bay, with a starting point at Mikrolimano, providing the opportunity to the participants to enjoy the beautiful weather of Athens as well as visiting the historical places of Athens.

The Global MBA Trophy is:

  • An opportunity to effectively exercise critical skills of high achieving MBAs: Excellence, leadership, teamwork, endurance, effective communication, crisis management, planning and decision making
  • A promise for fun, entertainment, learning and relaxation
  • A stimulating and exciting experience
  • An offer of only the best in Club facilities, sailing grounds, race preparation & execution, activities & learning
  • A two-day racing and networking event with on- and off-shore activities

The Races

Division A racing one design Platu 25 racing boats.
Maximum 6 people on board. The boats will be moored at Mikrolimano.
The participation fee includes three rooms (2 people per room) at hotel in walking distance from Mikrolimano for 2 nights, April 24th and 25th.

Division B racing boats tbc (approx 40 ft).
Maximum 8 people on board.
The Boats will be picked up from another marina and be moored at Microlimano.

More details:

  • Flexible race course depending on weather conditions. 3 races maximum per day / upwind & downwind format
  • Notice of Race to be made available to participants by April 19th via the event’s website
  • Racing Committee
  • Provision for Cerifiied Jury Committee
  • Provision for Redress Committee
  • Provision for boats for Course setting, Committee, follow up as well as press and VIP boats
  • Stand-by emergency boat
  • Signals and VHF communications throughout the race


Tuesday April 21st : Practice Day
Division A practice day for individual crews, by arrangement with the regatta organisers

Wednesday April 22nd : Practice Day
Division A practice day for individual crews, by arrangement with the regatta organisers

Thursday April 23rd : Boat Registration and Pick up
10:00 – Division A: Boat registration and pick up opens at Yacht Club of Greece, Microlimano. Check in point is the YCG secretariat office. A refundable deposit of €500 will need to be paid. Note: Crew lists, sailing CVs and participation fee need to be sent to the Organising Committee prior to boat pick up.

10:00 – Division B: Boat registration and pick up opens at boat home marina, Location and details of deposits etc to be confirmed.

12:00 – Division A : Practice Sailing in Faliron Bay

12:00 – Division B : Leisure Sailing and Delivery of boats to Microlimano

19:00 – Welcome drinks at Yacht Club of Greece clubhouse. Dress Code: Smart Casual/ Team kit

20:00 – Opening Ceremony at the Yacht Club of Greece clubhouse

Friday April 24th
08:00 – Breakfast

09:00 – Briefing and introduction to the race committee, details on the day’s event, skippers’ briefing.

12:00 – Division A/B : Start of first race! 3 races maximum, depending on weather conditions.

19:00 – Dinner at local restaurant followed by dancing. in Mikorlimano. Dress Code: Smart Casual/ Team kit

Saturday April 25th
08:30 – Breakfast.

11:00 – Division A/B : Start of first race! 3 races maximum, depending on weather conditions.

19:30 – Award Ceremony and dinner at the Yacht Club of Greece. Dress Code: Black Tie.

Sunday April 26th
10:00 – Boats check out

Other information:
Shower and restroom facilities at the facilities of Yacht Club of Greece (NOE).
Accomodation is on board the yachts (Division B) or at onshore hotels, The Mistral, or the Cavo D’oro.
Spectator boats can be made available upon request at a fee for non-sailing friends and guests.

For any other inquiry have a look at the Notice Of Race.


Division A: Platu 25 racing boats with up to five crew per boat.
Registration Fee: €2,975 per boat. €595 per person

The participation fee of includes:

  • Hire of boat and engine hours
  • Race entry fee and all race organisation costs (setting, racing & redress committees, judges, follow-up boat, emergency boat etc.)
  • Overnight accommodation on board for the B Division boats (Thursday-Friday-Saturday)
  • Overnight accommodation in a Hotel for A Division crew (Thursday-Friday-Saturday)
  • Use of the members’ only facilities of the Yacht Club
  • Free entrance to welcome party, including food and drinks
  • On-shore breakfast for both days of the races
  • Entrance to formal dinner and entertainment at the private venue hosting the formal award ceremony on the last day of races
  • Prize giving
  • Merchandise
  • Availability of press
  • Professional photos available post the event

Not included:

  • A refundable deposit of 3000€ per boat

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21st April 2020
26th April 2020


Karagiorgi Servias 18
Athens, Athens Pireas 185 33 Greece


London Business School
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