Wednesday 3rd May 2017
The Maior Offshore Regatta annually takes place in the beginning of May in Strande Bay in Germany.
X-Yachts was represented – and winning – in the ORC1, 2 and 3 classes.
Torsten Bastiansen from X-Yachts ended up with three 1st and four 2nd places in his X-41, securing him and his crew an overall winner status in the ORC2 class.
With his Xp 44, Owner Walter Watermann with his helmsman Max Gurgel and crew took 4 1st places thus becoming the overall winner of the ORC1 class.
From Denmark, Michael Møllmann and crew were the overall winner of ORC3 , the largest ORC group with 20 participants, in his X-37.
All in all, a victory weekend for the X-Yachts participating in the first real test after a long winter where teams have optimized their yachts and now got the first head to head in one of the most prestigious regattas in Northern Germany.
Link to the results: