The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Swan Cup are confirmed
Porto Cervo, 30 June 2020. The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda along with Nautor’s Swan, the International Association of Maxi Rolex and with the institutional partner approval, confirming the conduct of racing in September, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Swan Cup.
Racing will be held with revised modes: enrollment procedures will be sped through digital channels, the briefing times and the award ceremony – which will take place outdoors – will involve a limited number of crew members in relation to the spaces. Regarding social moments, respecting the spacing necessary, you can play the traditional dinner at the YCCS and shipowners will not be possible to organize the party crew. In addition, it was decided to cancel the rest day during the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup so that will take place from Sunday, August 30 to Friday, September 4th. This will concentrate the sporting competition and to have two days of parting with the Rolex Swan Cup, minimizing the simultaneous presence of crews and vessels of the two events.
Opens the season the Europa Smeralda 888 Cup (3-5 July) while on August 2 is confirmed as the traditional Social Championship YCCS planned.
The development of government regulations and IVF protocols are still constantly monitored to ensure maximum organization and security of the participants in the races, the members and the patrons of the structure as well as the emergence of the YCCS trend Covid-19.
The Commodore of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, Riccardo Bonadeo, said: “We waited cautiously until the end of June to carefully consider the various factors, and once again, with the confirmation of the traditional regatta in September, we want to reiterate the determination in ‘ face a challenge like this. of course we will continue to assess the situation and to adjust the course of the sporting events to ensure maximum safety. I thank our historic Rolex partners, even in this unprecedented situation, we continue to support us. I thank Nautor’s Swan and the International Maxi Association to share with us this confident and at the same prudent time spirit that will enable us to cooperate in the best way to make the event special September as always, in a new way. one thought is dedicated to the many ship owners, crews sailors and driven by a passion for sailing and the sea that will join us in Porto Cervo We are all in this together and collaborate as a true crew will be critical to the security of all and the subsequent success of the events. ”
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