Last Saturday marked the closing of the third annual Les Voiles de Saint Barth. The competition featured over 65 yachts and more than 800 crews who competed on technically challenging courses.
In the Maxi-Yachts group, 2010 victor Rambler 90 beat the Nilaya, designed by Reichel Pugh, and the Swan Selene. In the Multihulls category, the American Peter Aschenbrenner took first place. In the IRC 52 class, Mayhem, skippered by Ashley Wolfe, finished top in the overall rankings. In the Spinnackers class, a battle between the Marten 49 Defiance and the Carkeen 40 Decision ensued, with the former coming out on top. Lastly, in the Spinnacker 1 category, Bus Frits and his Coors Light snagged the victory.
At the event’s closing ceremony, Richard Mille—principal partner of Les Voiles de Saint Barth—presented an RM 028 Voiles de Saint Barth to George David, the overall winner of the Maxi-Yachts class. The watch features an exceptional case and skeletonized movement and combines them with the traditional elements of a diver’s watch. The watch achieves its water resistance through a tripartite case construction. The skeletonized automatic movement of the RM 028 comes equipped with a variable geometry rotor, which is exclusive to Richard Mille.