2019 will mark the 30th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, which was founded by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in 1980, is hosted in cooperation with the International Maxi Association and has been supported by Rolex since 1985. The 2018 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup ended in traditional fashion with the final prize giving on the Piazza Azzurra in front of the Yacht Costa Smeralda. The winners in each class were rewarded with the respect of their peers, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup trophies and, of course, Rolex timepieces, the recognized emblem of achievement. The week of racing on the waters of the Costa Smeralda and the Maddalena Archipelago, provided excellent competition for the 41 competing yachts. The victors were defined by the perfection of their execution both in preparation and during racing.
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