OVERALL WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
At 16:30 CEST on Thursday, 24 October, 2019, the winner of the 40th edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race was announced as Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta’s First 45 Elusive 2.
None of the remaining yachts at sea are able to better the time posted by the Maltese yacht.
Elusive 2 becomes the first Maltese winner of the Mediterranean’s highly-regarded 606nm offshore classic since 2014, and the eighth Maltese winner in the 51-year history of the race.
Crew: Maya Podesta, Aaron Podesta, Christoph Podesta, David Anastasi, Gareth Grech, Ben Pace Lehner, Andrea Crocella, Tom Zammit Tabona, Adrian Stone, Magnus Everskog.
Full report to follow.