Imoca New Europe
Szabolcs Weöres

Szabolcs Weöres

New Europe
1st participation
Distances covered in nautical miles (1 mile ≈ 1.852 km)
14 959 nm


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.



  • Retour à la Base

  • Transat Jacques Vabre

  • Rolex Fastnet Race



  • Route du Rhum

  • Défi Azimut

  • Guyader Bermudes 1000 Race

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.