12 pictures inside the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2016 parties

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The regatta

June 2016 saw another successful instalment of the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. The 18 sailing superyachts registered for the regatta were joined by 12 Wally class yachts with Saudade, _Grande Orazio _and  Open Season taking the top spots in their respective classes after plenty of competitive racing in the stunning waters around the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.

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The parties

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda also provided a beautiful venue for the regatta's glittering social programme. Kicking off with the Welcome Cocktail on the opening night, guests also enjoyed after-race drinks with Pantaenius, the highly anticipated Loro Piana Owners' Dinner with food by Niko Romito and entertainment provided by pianist Dimitiri Naïditch (pictured) and, of course, the sunset beach party at nearby Phi Beach.

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The guests

Franziska Rickenbach and  Marco Vögele, owners of 33.4 metre sailing superyacht  Inouï.

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The guests

Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones and Lady Cristina Owen-Jones, owners of Magic Carpet 3.

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The guests

Mrs Sciaké Bonadeo, wife of Commodore Riccardo Bonadeo.

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The guests

Pier Luigi Loro Piana (centre right) with his wife Laura and Matthieu Brisset (far left) and Kim Schindelhauer (far right), owner of WinWin, at the Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta 2016 owners' dinner.

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The Loro Piana Owners' Dinner

Guests enjoy cocktails before the Loro Piana Owners' Dinner at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.

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The guests

Superyacht owners Paola and Salvatore Trifiro arrive at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda for the Loro Piana Owners' Dinner.

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The Sunset Party at Phi Beach

The sun sets against a stunning backdrop during the Phi Beach party.

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The guests

James Micklem, captain of superyacht Maegan and guests.

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