Take seven mega-rich business men, seven custom built race yachts, professional sailors including veterans of the America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race and throw in some loyalties that stretch back over a decade, Welcome to the Mini Maxi Rolex World Championships 2014.
Shirley meets the owners including, Niklas Zennström (RAN), Sir Peter Ogden (Jethou), Hap Fauth (Bella Mente), Andrés Soriano (Alegre) and Roberto Tomasini (Robertissima III) and looks at what makes these teams tick and who has the winning formula to become the 2014 Mini Maxi World Champion.
Owners face Mini Maxi championships
What does it take to race in Mini Maxi?
Could Alegre win the Mini Maxi?