Rolex Farr 40 Worlds: "In life, timing is everything. And, after seven years in the Farr 40 class, the timing was right for New York financier Alex Roepers to achieve a long-held goal of winning the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship...."
Rolex Farr 40 World Championship: "“It has been a long time coming. I entered the class seven years ago and this is the seventh world championship I’ve participated in,” said a delighted Roepers. “To win it finally is a dream come true. It feels incredible, I couldn't be happier...."
Rolex Middle Sea Race: "The first 24 hours of the Rolex Middle Sea Race has seen the fleet progress slowly up the eastern seaboard of Sicily towards the Strait of Messina. By 16.00 on Day 2, a mere ten per cent of the competition had passed through the Strait and started the leg to Stromboli, where they will turn west towards the Egadi Islands..."