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: December 15

    Slide Show: Bella Mente Disassembled in West Palm Beach (Photos Courtesy of Beyel Crane and Bella Mente Racing’s Peter Henderson) After concluding a four-day practice session in Fort Lauderdale last week, Bella Mente returned to Cracker Boy [&hellip

  • Photos: Light Air Sea Trials

    Bella Mente Racing spent Thursday’s practice session tuning the rig and doing sail checks in Ft. Lauderdale

  • Ready to Rumble Next Year

    Bella Mente Racing Wraps Up Sea Trials Bella Mente Racing wrapped up its four-day practice session in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this morning. The team, led by owner/driver Hap Fauth, focused a majority of the time [&hellip

  • Sea Trials in Florida

    Bella Mente Racing wrapped up day two of sea trials today in Florida. The team is currently preparing for its 2015 campaign.“We did downwind work all day, moving the boat from West Palm Beach to [&hellip

  • Shipyard Update: December 5

      The deck of Bella Mente underwent a paint job last week, and now the team is hard at work reinstalling the winch and hydro systems along with other deck hardware. The boat will have [&hellip

  • 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