Imoca New Europe
Szablocs Weöres

Szabolcs Weöres

New Europe
1st participation

Profile

Hungarian sailor Szabolcs Weöres is determined to sail in the Vendée Globe 2024, following the footsteps of Nándor Fa, the first hungarian skipper to complete the race. Szabi has experience in dinghies, keel boats, match racing, and ice sailing. He worked as a rigger for Team Shosholoza in the 32nd America's Cup and has continued his career in the sailing industry. Szabi's sporting achievements include six Ironman races, sub-3-hour marathons, and successful participation in the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Szabi's philosophy is taking things step by step, managing expectations, and building his solo experience.

Achievements

2023

  • Retour à la Base

    28th
  • Transat Jacques Vabre

    26th
  • Rolex Fastnet Race

    25th

2022

  • Route du Rhum

    26th
  • Défi Azimut

    23th
  • Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race

    abandon
Imoca New Europe

New Europe

  • Former names : AVIVA, STARK
  • Architect : Owen Clarke Design
  • Construction : 2007, Hakes Marine, Wellington (Nz)
  • Launch date : 14 Décembre 2007
  • Lenght : 18,28 m
  • Beam : 5,57 m
  • Draught : 4,5 m
  • Weight : 8,5 t
  • Mast height : 29 m
  • Upwind sail area : 270 m2
  • Downwind sail area : 580 m2

The MOL-New Europe Foundation aims to drive progress in various domains by assuming responsibility for social initiatives and carrying out tasks in sports, culture, healthcare, economic development, and environmental conservation. They strongly believe that each of us bears the responsibility for our living environment and for the coming generations. Their conviction lies in the notion that genuine success in the present can only be achieved when it serves the future.