Rolex Middle Sea Race – Preview 2021
The 42nd edition of one of the Mediterranean’s most celebrated offshore races commences on Saturday 23 October. The Rolex Middle Sea Race is renowned for its wonderful scenery, challenging racecourse, first-class organization and diverse international fleet. A spectacular fleet of around 120 yachts from over 20 countries, including some of the world’s fastest and most powerful monohulls and multihulls, is expected on the start line in Valletta, Malta for the 606-nautical mile (975 km) contest which comprises a challenging circumnavigation of Sicily. Rolex has been proud partner of the race, and its organizers the Royal Malta Yacht Club since 2002. The race mirrors Rolex’s own Perpetual spirit: humbly adapting to the elements, constantly seeking to improve and summoning one’s deepest resources.