Momo Won The Rolex Maxi 72 World Champion

Dieter Schön of Germany and the crew of Momo won the World Championship of 2017 Rolex Maxi 72, which take place at Porto Cervo.

The event, run in association with the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, was the closest yet.

Talk about the final day, Momo got the lead to 2.75 points over Cannonball of Dario Ferrari. And finally, after a couple of windward-leeward races, Schön won the championship by a point.

After finishing the race, Schön expressed her feeling and said “After winning it finally, we are feeling really good. After the last season, we worked on our week areas and made a lot of changes in our team as well as a lot of detail work was done on our boat. And these small things multiply into a big win.” (more…)