1993 - La Trinité sur Mer (Brittany, France)
Overall Winners: The Cranfield team captained by Chris Preston (also an INSEAD MBA)
Organisers: Daniel Roche , Marc & Brigitte Le Borgne, Thierry Jouve, Benoit Declerck, Didier Bienfait
Boats: JOD 35 - ATR
Friday : light wind, 1st race to Crouesty, 2nd race to Vannes with the stream.
Saturday : long race around isle of Houat
Sunday : light wind, Olympic triangle in Baie de Quiberon
Supervision : SNT, Société Nautique de La-Trinité-sur-Mer
race manager : Jean-Paul Valléguant
Chairman of the Jury : Jean Le Corvec
Again, the Alumni Business Cup is home to some great sailors and Chris Preston, a former winner of the Round the Island race, had to get the best out of his Cranfield crew to win this regatta one boat length ahead of an agressive armada.
Dinner in the antique cloister of the Ecole de Musique de Vannes
Hilarious Optimist paddling race in the "pool" near the yacht club.
Skipper's meeting on Friday morning under the music kiosk of Vannes Marina.
The unpredictable whirlpools created by the tide in golfe du Morbihan.
The Jod 35, a very exciting new (in 1993) racing yacht.
The paddling race quickly turning into chaos as participants discovered that making the competitors capsize was more fun that paddling for a less than certain victory.