London Business School and the Yacht Club of Greece proudly hosts the 17th Global MBA Trophy
a sailing race amongst alumni and students of the world’s top business schools
in Microlimano, Piraeus, Greece
with two days of races & networking events on
21st and 22nd April, 2023

Welcome to the Global MBA Trophy

a sailing race amongst alumni and students of the world’s top Business Schools

This is a high profile, international sailing event that brings together accomplished business men and women from across the world – alumni of the world’s best business schools, who come together to sail in the name of their School

  • An opportunity to effectively exercise the skills of high achieving MBAs: Planning and decision making, leadership, teamwork, endurance, effective communication, crisis management…
  • A promise of interesting discussions, thought-provoking debates, fun & entertainment
  • A stimulating and exciting experience
  • An exemplary organisation, offering the best in facilities, sailing waters, race preparation & execution
  • A two-day racing and networking event with on- and off-shore activities
  • A formal award ceremony attended by distinguished guests: business people, diplomats, politicians and academics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule (2022 regatta)

10:00

Practice Day

Practice day for individual crews, by arrangement with the regatta organisers

10:00

Practice day

Practice day for individual crews, by arrangement with the regatta organisers

10:00

Boat registration and pick up

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.

13:00

Boat registration and pick up

Boat registration and pick up opens at boat home marina, Location and details of deposits etc to be confirmed.

09:00

Skippers Briefing

Briefing and introduction to the race committee, details on the day’s event, skippers' briefing.

12:00

First Race

First race. 3 races maximum, depending on weather conditions

19:00

Dinner at Istioploikos restaurant

dinner at local restaurant followed by dancing. Dress Code: Smart Casual/ Team kit

11:00

First Race

3 races maximum, depending on weather conditions

19:30

Award Ceremony and dinner

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

10:00

Boats check out

Boats Check out. Deivsion B boats to be vacated by 09:00,

21:00

Guests depart

(No dinner provided)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

Microlimano, Piraeus, Greece

How to get there

A Division: To pick up the boats on Thursday, competitors should come to Microlimano, to the office of the secretariat of the Yacht Club of Greece , which is located at the South Western corner of the harbour. The hotel for A division competitors will be announced nearer the time of the regatta.

For more details of how to get here: https://www.rome2rio.com/s/Athens-Airport-ATH/Mikrolimano

B Division: The boats for B division crews will need to be picked up from Agios Kosmas Marina  which is within easy sailing distance of Microlimano.

Airports

The nearest major airport is Athens International Airport(ATH). This is a long taxi ride away, alternatively competitors can take buses and Metro system trains.

Accommodation

A Division: A Division crews will be hosted at the Cavo D’Oro hotel.

B Division: Accommodation for crew (8 or more) is available on board the boats. Sheets, blankets and towels are provided.

Other links & info

Athens International Airport

Athens Metro

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prizes (2022 regatta)

The Global MBA Trophy is excited to announce that the winners of each class of the regatta will win a “Conceptual Sailing” holiday for one person with our sponsor, Jack and Jenny.

There will also be major prizes for the top three teams in each class, courtesy of our sponsor Henri-Lloyd

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsors

The Global MBA Trophy is pleased to announce the following regatta sponsors. We are proud to be associated with these fine companies.

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Weather Info

Please click on the link below to view more detailed weather information:

Windfinder Piraeus

 

 

 
 

 

 

Participating Schools

Schools that have competed for the Global MBA Trophy include:

Athens University of Economics and Business 2022 PARTICIPANT

Cambridge Judge Business School 2022 PARTICIPANT

Chicago Booth – Winner 6th edition, April 2011

Columbia Business School

Cornell University the Johnson School

Cranfield School of Management

HEC Paris  2022 PARTICIPANT

Henley Business School

INSEAD – Winner 15th edition, Apr 2019, 5th edition, Apr 2010 & 4th edition, Apr ’09

IE Business School 2022 PARTICIPANT

Imperial College Business School 2022 PARTICIPANT

Kellogg/WHU 2022 PARTICIPANT

London Business School – Winner 9th edition, Apr ’13, 8th edition, Nov ’12 & 2nd edition, Apr ’07 2022 PARTICIPANT

Michigan Ross School of Business

Mixed Crew 2022 PARTICIPANT

MIP Politecnico di Milano – Winner  16th edition, Apr ’22; 14th edition, Apr ’18; 13th edition, Apr ’17. 2022 PARTICIPANT

NYU Stern

Rotterdam Erasmus School of Management  2022 PARTICIPANT

Said Business School University of Oxford 2022 PARTICIPANT

Skolkovo Moscow School of Management – Winner 10th edition, Apr 2014, 11th edition, Apr 2015, 12th edition Apr 2016

SDA Bocconi – Winner 7th edition, Apr 2012 & 1st edition, Apr ’06

Trium Global Executive MBA

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth – Winner 3rd edition, Apr ’08 2022 PARTICIPANT

Warwick Business School

Wharton 2022 PARTICIPANT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buy Tickets (2022 prices)

2625

Division A – up to 5 crew

Early Bird price. Deposit €1,500

  • Platu 25 racing boat
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2975

Division A – 6 crew

Early Bird price. Deposit €1,500

  • Platu 25 racing boat
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4200

Division B – up to 8 crew

Early Bird price. Deposit €2,000

  • Bavaria 46 cruising boat with pro skipper
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74

Dinner – Friday Night

  • Additional Guest
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59

Gala Dinner – Saturday night

  • Additional Guest
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The registration fee per boat includes:

Hire of boat
Race entry fee and all race organisation costs (setting, racing, protest  & redress committees etc.)
Overnight accommodation in local hotel (Div A) or on board the boats (Div B)
Use of the facilities of the marinas
Welcome drinks at launch ceremony
Evening of first day of races dinner & party
Formal award ceremony at the end of the second day of races, dinner and entertainment
Prize giving
Merchandise
Please note that a refundable security deposit will be requested at the time of boat pick up.

Fully refundable deposits in case of COVID19- related cancellation*

Earlybird pricing ends 31 January  2022

On and after 1 February, Division A will be €300 more, Division B €400 more.

Balancing payments due 3 March 2022

Division A: Practice Day: €250 by arrangement

Division B: Additional Crew: €350 where possible, by arrangement.

Division B: Professional First mate: €300, by arrangement

*Deposit and balancing payment refundable in full if the event is cancelled or postponed for COVID-19 related reasons before 7th March 2022. Best efforts to refund as much as possible if it is cancelled or postponed for COVID-19 related reasons after this time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice Board

Follow this link to go to the Official Notice Board

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Documents

Download Event Documents here.

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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