Bella Mente Racing

Bella Mente Racing is the place to find all of the great news, results, pictures and videos on BELLA MENTE as she is taken around the world competing by owner/driver Hap Fauth and his professional crew.

  • Shipyard Update: November 24

    Bella Mente’s new Southern Spars mast is ready to be stepped. The team is looking forward to sailing with it in early December. (Photo Credit: Peter Henderson)

  • Shipyard Update: November 18

    Bella Mente Racing’s 72-foot custom mini maxi namesake has been in the shed at Cracker Boy Boat Works in Florida, undergoing some updates prior to the start of the 2015 season. The team will be [&hellip

  • Hap Fauth Receives John B Thomson Award

      Bella Mente Racing’s owner/driver Hap Fauth received the John B Thomson Award during the 2014 Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club’s 44th Street Clubhouse this past Thursday (Nov. 13). The coveted trophy is [&hellip

  • Find out how Bella Mente travels

    How do you get a 72-foot mini maxi 3,700 miles from Bermuda to Palma Mallorca, Spain without sailing? See how Bella Mente travels here:  (Video Credit: Bermuda Aerial Media) 

  • Hap Fauth Featured in Sailing World

    Get to the Newsstand Today!  Bella Mente Racing’s fearless leader Hap Fauth is featured in the October/September 2014 Issue of Sailing World. “The Education of Hap Fauth” shines a light on his life path and Bella Mente’s ascent into [&hellip

  • Bella’s 2014 Campaign in Photos

    Here is Bella Mente Racing’s 2014 Campaign in pictures. Tell us which photo is your favorite by liking the images below on our Facebook Page ( Happy #ThrowbackThursday! 

  • Bella Mente Has Arrived in the U.S.

    Hap Fauth’s 72-foot custom mini maxi Bella Mente was hauled today in West Palm Beach, Florida where it will spend the next few months preparing for next year’s racing calendar. The yacht was shipped from Palma Mallorca, [&hellip

  • Bella Mente: U.S. Bound Next Week

    After wrapping up the Mini Maxi Rolex World Championships earlier this month, the 72-foot custom mini maxi  Bella Mente was shipped from Sardinia to Palma Mallorca. On Monday, the yacht will be loaded and start [&hellip