Akilaria RC3 No 130 for sale or charter

// 15th January 2015 // Comments Off

For Sale or Charter The Akilaria RC3 No 130 Silvi Belle 2 will be available for sale or charter in May 2015. The boat was commissioned and built by Mike Gascoyne, the well known F1 Technical Director, to the highest standards with full NDT quality control, and is significantly lighter than other boats from the […]

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MGI at the World Yacht Racing Forum 2014

// 7th December 2014 // Comments Off

MGI will be represented at the World Yacht Racing Forum with Mike holding the keynote speech at the World Yacht Racing Forum in Barcelona next week. Mike says: The topic of ‘What can sailing learn from Formula 1′ is obviously one that is very dear to my heart. After 23 years in the pit lane of […]


Route du Rhum

// 30th October 2014 // Comments Off

Very excited to see Conrad at the start of the Route du Rhum. Brings back so many great memories of being on the start line of the Transat Jaques Vabre this time last year on Caterham Challenge with my great friend Brian Thomson. The Route du Rhum starts on the 2nd of November from Saint-Malo […]


Caterham Challenge finishes TJV 2013

// 7th December 2013 // 1 Comment

Britain’s fastest round the world sailor Brian Thompson and ocean racing rookie Mike Gascoyne finish the Transat Jacques Vabre in 14th place in Class 40. Here is what they had to say after finishing their eventful race that saw them having major problems with their main sail early on (courtesy of Transat Jacques Vabre ) British duo Mike […]

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Transat Jacques Vabre 2013

// 10th November 2013 // No Comments

Class 40 Caterham Challenge has crossed the starting line at the Transat Jacques Vabres on the 7th of November 2013 at 13:02 local time. After a brief mandatory stop for all Class 40 boats in Roscoff due to heavy weather and rough seas in the Bay of Biscay the fleet is now again underway towards […]

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Caterham Challenge officially christened

// 15th September 2013 // No Comments

Mike Gascoyne’s Akilaria RC3 Class40 Caterham Challenge was christened together with crew, press and visitors on Friday, 13th of September 2013. The boat is owned and fully managed by MGI Consultancy. Mike, famous for his work with several Formula One teams and now CEO of Caterham Composites and Caterham Technology, has already been test sailing his new Akilaria […]

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Caterham Challenge on its way

// 21st August 2013 // No Comments

  MGI and Caterham are very proud to announce that Caterham Challenge has left France this morning heading towards Gosport (Portsmouth) in the South of the UK. The boat and team will be based in Gosport over the next 2 years. The first official engagement will be in September when the boat will be presented […]

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MGI supports Caterham at Le Mans

// 3rd June 2013 // No Comments

MGI is very pleased to announce its support for the Caterham’s Group historic first entry into the world famous Le Mans 24 hour race. On its 40th anniversary of the Caterham 7 mark, Caterham is entering the world’s most historic motor race, and will be supported by MGI and feature MGI branding on both the […]


MGI launches Caterham Challenge

// 15th May 2013 // No Comments

Caterham Technology and Caterham Composites, part of the Caterham Group, have joined with MGI CEO Mike Gascoyne and MGI Sailing Director Brian Thompson to run a Class40 offshore racing campaign under the banner of ‘Caterham Challenge’. This two-­year campaign follows on from Mike’s successful 2012 solo transatlantic aboard a ‘Caterham Challenge’ branded Class40. Campaign objectives […]


Challenge Sailing Programme

// 4th April 2013 // No Comments

MGI has teamed up with Caterham Technology and Caterham Composites to launch the Caterham Challenge sailing programme. Caterham Challenge will campaign a Class 40 offshore racing yacht in International events over the next two years, cumulating in the Global Ocean Race round the world event at the end of 2014. The first major event for […]

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