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RBK-Yachting is led by Arno Kronenberg who has not only business management experience but also comprehensive marketing skills in the maritime industry. In addition, he is an keen yachtsman. Among other races, he competed in the prestigious Admiral’s Cup in 1987 and sailed the first leg of the 1989 Whitbread-Round the World Race (now Volvo-Ocean-Race). In total, he has crossed the Atlantic ocean 7 times and was honored with the “Tanja-Pokal” in 1997 for winning the stormy winter race from Durban to Cape Town. In January 1999, Kronenberg ended up all over the German media after he made it through the catastrophic Sydney-Hobart-Race, during which he sailed on one of the smallest boats and ended up second within his class.

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YACHT article by A. Kronenberg about the Sydney-Hobart-Race

 

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"Höllenfahrt - Das Unglücksrennen Sydney-Hobart" auf YouTube

 

 

Other highlights include his participation in the DAIMLER-CHRYSLER-RACE from Newport/USA to Hamburg, the TRANSATLANTIC MAXI YACHT CUP, several ARCs as well as many race series like the KIELER-WOCHE, the ANTIGUA-RACE-WEEK, the VOILES DE ST. TROPEZ, the KING'S CUP, the SWAN WORLD CUP, the ROLEX MAXI CUP, the COPA DEL REI, the NORDSEEWOCHE, the SILVERRUDER and many others.

 

Today, Arno Kronenberg mainly sails races with CNB-yachts and supports the German single-hander Boris Herrmann as a team member.

RBK-Yachting is led by Arno Kronenberg (born in 1965) who has not only business management experience but also comprehensive marketing skills in the maritime industry. In addition, he is an adept yachtsman on the high seas. Among other races, he competed in the prestigious Admiral’s Cup in 1987 and sailed the first leg of the 1989 Whitbread-Round the World Race (now Volvo-Ocean-Race). In total, he has crossed the Atlantic ocean 7 times and was honored with the “Tanja-Pokal” in 1997 for winning the stormy leg of the winter race from Durban to Cape Town.  In January 1999, Kronenberg ended up all over the German media after he made it through the catastrophic race of Sydney-Hobart, during which he sailed on one of the smallest boats and ended up second within his class.