Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020
The Rolex Middle Sea Race is a highly rated offshore classic, for many a “must do” race. The Royal Malta Yacht Club and the Royal Ocean Racing Club co-founded the race in 1968 and 2020 will be the 41st Edition and the 52nd anniversary from the start of this race.
“The most beautiful race course in the world”:
Around 608 nautical miles long and is sailed anti-clockwise with start and finish line in the dramatic Grand Harbour of Malta, Valletta.
The Rolex Middle Sea Race route is sailed anti-clockwise around Sicily and surrounding islands. Departing Valletta, heading north along the eastern coasts of Sicily. Passing through the Straits of Messina, leading north to the Aeolian Islands and the active volcano of Stromboli where the yachts turn west to the Egadi Islands and heading south for the Island of Lampedusa. Heading northeast for the final leg to the finish line – the Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta.
In2wind Sailing gives you the opportunity to sail on a 38′ high performance Yacht “SEAWOLF” with limiting 8 crew places + 2 professional skipper on board. Become an active crew member involved in the Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020 together with 3 days of training before the start of the race.
Included in the Package:
- Two professional crew
- Race training in Malta
- You will be fully involved in the racing crew
- Entry in to Coastal Race
- All safety gear Food on board whilst training and racing
- Race fees and other yacht costs
Training Day + Rolex Middle Sea Race Coastal Race Briefing
A Race Briefing for all boats taking part in the Coastal Race will take place on Tuesday 13th October at 18:00hrs
Rolex Middle Sea Coastal Race & Coastal Race Prize Giving
10:00 hrs : The Rolex Middle Sea Race Coastal Race gives competitors the opportunity to familiarize themselves with local waters. The race follows one of four courses around Malta, Gozo, Comino or Fifla. 19:30 hrs: Owner’s Reception & Coastal Race Prize Giving Ceremony.
Rolex Middle Sea Race Crew Party
20:00 hrs : The Rolex Middle Sea Race Crew Party is highlight of the week leading up to the race. Unwind before the race at the party of the year.
Rolex Middle Sea Race Briefing
18:00 – 19:00 hrs : The Skippers’ Race Briefing will take place on Friday at 6pm, prior to the start of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. A weather briefing will be given before the race briefing.
Rolex Middle Sea Race Start
10:00 hrs : The race starts in Malta’s spectacular Grand Harbour.
Rolex Middle Sea Race Prize Giving
The Prize Giving Ceremony closes the event in the grand 16th Century building in Valletta.
SEAWOLF 38′ is a high performance racing yacht with 3 double cabins and 8 berths all together.
- Twin wheel
- 8 berths
- Hot Water
- Yanmar engine 40hp
- Raymarine instruments
- Racing Sails
- Category 2 Coding / Category Ocean Build
- Length: 11.6m (38ft)
- Beam: 3.9m
- Draft: 2.3m
We hope to see you on board!
(Each crew member for the RMSR: Requiring crew to bring and carry own personal AIS for Cat. 2 Offshore Race)