12 – 20 June
The Giraglia Rolex Cup has run
annually since 1953 and is now one of the most renowned regattas in the
Mediterranean. The Swan 60s will gather in the chic harbour of St Tropez on the
French Riviera near to Cannes and Marseilles. A beautiful part of the world,
the area is a favourite for film stars, millionaires and owners of beautiful
Races are organised by the Yacht Club Italiano under the aegis of the Federazione Italiana Vela, the Federation Francaise de Voile, in collaboration with Societe Nautique de St Tropez, City of Saint Tropez, Yacht Club de France, Yacht Club Sanremo and Union Nationale pour la Course au Large.
Following a prologue race from San Remo, the Gazprom Swan 60s will gather in St Tropez for 3 days of inshore competition before embarking on a 243 nautical mile offshore race to San Remo via the Giraglia, a rocky outcrop off the northern tip of Corsica.
Live tracking will be available for the offshore which starts on 17 June: