36th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race
04 February 2015
Entries are being accepted for 36th edition of the 2015 Rolex Middle Sea Race which is scheduled to start on Saturday 17th October. Despite being early in the year, entries from Italy, Portugal, France as well as more distant countries such as Australia, Canada have already been submitted. Among these is Maxi 72, Robertissima III owned by Roberto Tomasini Grinover who will make a welcome return to the race after missing 2014. Others have indicated their intention to take part. The 608 nautical mile race, is a highly rated offshore classic blessed with unsurpassed scenery, taking competitors close to a number of islands, which form marks of the course. Yet it is also a true challenge to skippers and crews who have to be at their very best to cope with the often changeable and demanding conditions. 2014 was a highly successful year with 122 yachts from 24 nationalities ranging in size from 9.5 to 30.5 metres gathering at the start of the race. Lee Satariano, skipper of team ...
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