The 27th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup demonstrated once again that it is a compelling and intoxicating combination of many characteristics. Impressive yachts, stunning location, meticulous race management, precision teamwork, intense competition and challenging conditions. All play their part in creating a fascinating week of yacht racing. Now in its thirty-seventh year, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is an event of considerable standing. Title sponsor Rolex has been part of the fabric since 1984 and plays its part in growing the event with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and the International Maxi Association. 2016 will be particularly remembered for varied conditions, remarkable yachts and great competition. Video published Sep 10, 2016.
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup – Day 4 Review – 8th September 2016:
The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is one of the most intently fought contests in the yachting calendar. The winners of the Rolex timepieces at the end of week prize giving will have displayed sound preparation, resolute determination and consistent levels of high performance. Renowned for the excellence on display in the design of the competing boats and the professionalism of the crews, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is also famed for the host club’s determination to lead and innovate in the world of race management – a philosophy appreciated by Swiss watchmaker Rolex and reminiscent of its own approach within its field. Published Sep 9, 2016.
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