The 45th Edition of the iconic Rolex Middle Sea Race will start on Saturday 19th October. The 606nm race course has, since 1968 attracted a mix of professional and corinthian crews
The Rolex Middle Sea Race stands as a testament to the enduring allure of offshore sailing, attracting both professional and Corinthian teams to embark on a challenging journey through the Mediterranean’s azure waters. This iconic race, which usually takes place in late October, has become a highlight in the international sailing calendar, drawing enthusiasts from around the world.
Professional teams, comprised of seasoned sailors and accomplished yacht racers, bring a wealth of experience and skill to the Rolex Middle Sea Race. The competition is fierce as these teams vie for victory, pushing their vessels to the limits in a quest for the prestigious Rolex timepiece awarded to the overall winner. The racecourse is a demanding 606 nautical miles, encircling the island of Sicily and encompassing a diverse range of conditions, from calm seas to challenging winds and unpredictable currents.