In pictures: The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2017 parties

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The Welcome Cocktail

June 2017 once again saw another brilliant Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta take place at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. Alongside all the fantastic racing, a glittering programme of social events took place allowing old friends and regatta rivals to catch up against the stunning backdrop of the Sardinian coastline. Boat International Media would like to thank our sponsors and partners, Loro Piana, NetJets, Baltic Yachts, Pantaenius Yacht Insurance and Tai Ping, for helping make the 2017 regatta a huge success.

Pictured: Owners and guests gather at the YCCS for the welcome cocktail

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

The end of the first day of racing was marked by the highly anticipated Loro Piana Owners' Dinner held al fresco on the terrace of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

A delectable three course menu of fine dining dishes was prepared for guests by famed Italian chef Carlo Cracco.

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

Dinner was followed by live entertainment from Mario Biondi.

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

Laura and Pier Luigi Loro Piana, owner of My Song and deputy chairman of Loro Piana, with Franziska Rickenbach and Marco Vögele, owner of Inouï.

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, owner of the winning Wally Magic Carpet 3, with his wife Cristina.

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The Sunset Party

The penultimate day of racing was celebrated with owners, guests and crew coming together for the lively Sunset Party held at Phi Beach.

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The Sunset Party

Paola and Trifirò with Pier Luigi Loro Piana and guest.

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The Sunset Party

Edoardo Tabacchi, deputy chairman of Perini Navi, and Lamberto Tacoli, chairman and CEO of Perini Navi, with their wives.

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The Sunset Party

Carsten Michaelis, Tori Patterson, Michael Graham and Philip Baer of NetJets.

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