TITLE

Wallypalooza

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Daniel; Farnham, Alan
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/27/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the 16th anniversary of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup held at the Yacht Club Costa Smerald in Sardinia, Italy in September 2005. Rolex Cup participant and yachtbuilder Luca Bassani sells Wally yachts to his competitors. Wally yachts has carbon fiber material that allows for taller masts, bigger hulls and greater sail area. Claus Peter Often, owner of a shipping company in Hamburg, Germany, won the Wally class after a tight competition with Argentinian pharmaceuticals magnate Alberto Roemmers.
ACCESSION #
20992641

 

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