Courtesy of Rolex World of Yachting
The 29th edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup set sail on Monday, 2 September, with 41 yachts competing across five categories. Organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, in cooperation with the International Maxi Association and supported by Rolex since 1985, the event is the pinnacle of big boat racing. The six-day regatta attracts the full range of Maxi monohulls along with the very best sailors, both professional and Corinthian. With tradition, innovation, elegance, technology and performance all represented, this vaunted gathering has compelling allure.