In the 15th anniversary of the Coupe de l’Hippocampe (Seahorse Cup), the second stage of the 2022 Smeralda 888 championship saw nine teams compete in five races. The leaderboard remained tight with intense competition between Timofey Sukhotin (Beda) and Francesco Vauban (Botta Dritta) from YCM.
For approximately two decades, the series has experienced a resurgence spearheaded by the Yacht Club of Monaco. Currently, the fleet boasts fifteen units.
A regatta circuit, collaboratively organised by these two esteemed Yacht Clubs along with Monaco Plaisance handling logistics, is now operational. The circuit traditionally kicks off with the Primo Cup in February in Monaco and concludes with the final in October, journeying through destinations like St Tropez, San Remo, Porto Cervo, and an annually rotating location.