Born in the 1953, the regatta is organized by Yacht Club Italiano, with the cooperation of Federazione Italiana Vela and Fédération Française de Voile, City of Saint-Tropez, Yacht Club de France and Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez.

The competition is reserved to all boats over 30 feet and suddivided in different classes: Maxi Irc, Swan Maxi, Wally Irc, Irc-Orc Club, old boat (classics) built before the year 1980, monotypes.
From several years the competition has got over the important 100th ediotion; at this time, the Giraglia Rolex Cup is going to another important result, the 200 participants. So, there will be more of 2500 people, first in Saint-Tropez and then in the long classic, till Genoa.
The Giraglia Rolex Cup takes its name by the little island in the north of Corse

Date: from 19th to 25th June

Source: turismoinliguria.it

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