, 2022-12-22 08:41:00,
/EIN News/ — MONACO, Dec. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating the arrival of new members and rewarding the best sailors. The Yacht Club de Monaco gathered for the traditional winter cocktail party at the presence of his President H.S.H. Prince Albert II and the Monaco Minister of State HE Mr Pierre Dartout. “It’s a pleasure to welcome the new members in our community and it’s an important moment because our members contribute to spread the values of the Club as well as our responsibility to tackle climate change and support ocean preservation. This year has been relevant sport-wise as well with the J/70 Worldchampionship which has seen competing more than 400 sailors from 23 nations and 90 boats”, said Prince Albert II. “It’s an occasion for different generations to share their passion of the sea and everyone has its own way to living that passion. It’s a moment when we can all share and discover what achievements some members have done in the year so it’s’ really enjoyable”, added YCM vice-president Pierre Casiraghi.
In 2022, YCM was also active offshore with two members on the start of the 12th Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe. Boris Herrmann (Malizia-Seaexplorer) and Oren Nataf (Rayon Vert) were competing in this legendary solo race, “We were very proud to have two boats flying the YCM flag on the start of this prestigious transatlantic,” continued the sovereign. Boris Herrmann, skipper for Team…
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