The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is one of yachting’s most revered and celebrated competitions. The 2016 edition was no exception, with the largest fleet of Maxi yachts since the race was first held in 1980. Sardinia’s coast provided a stunning setting and a variety of challenging conditions for this highly anticipated annual event -- the brainchild of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and its President, the Aga Khan. Majestic yachts, precision teamwork, intense competition and Corinthian camaraderie contributed to the success of the 27th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. Always the highlight, the final award ceremony saw class winners receive Rolex timepieces, the true reward for yachting excellence. Video above published September 30, 2016.
Congratulations to Rolex Maxi 72 World Champion, 2nd year running, Hap Fauth's Bella Mente. Good job! #maxirolexcup pic.twitter.com/RdSxXNyiGo— YCCS (@YccsPortoCervo) September 10, 2016
Record edition of #maxirolexcup closes. Race report online: https://t.co/BNEUCf9SDe Pics: https://t.co/8faaC2wj1p pic.twitter.com/B599amT51R— YCCS (@YccsPortoCervo) September 10, 2016
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