Giraglia Rolex Cup: 65th edition of the prestige regatta in Saint Tropez

The Giraglia Rolex Cup is ready to go ! From friday 9 to saturday 17 june, the prestigious franco-italian regatta celebrates its 65th anniversary. 3,000 sailors are ready to start the race off the Mediterranean. Cap on the classic regatta with Top Charter.


An emblematic and historic regatta

Created in 1953 in a post-World War II context, the Giraglia Cup was invented to recreate links between Italy and France. Now, this Mediterranean race is a must for many sailors from all over the world. Organized by the Nautical Society of Saint-Tropez, the Yacht Club Italiano and the French Yacht Club, the Giraglia Rolex Cup brings together many sailors from all over the world. More than 200 boats and more than 10 different nationalities will take the sea from St Tropez for the international sailing event of the French Riviera.

Program of the Giraglia Rolex Cup: the prestigious regatta of the year

During 6 days many races are organized around Saint Tropez :

  • Friday, June 9 : A night regatta will start from Marseille and San Remo to Saint Tropez
  • From Sunday, June 11 to Tuesday, June 13 : 3 days of racing on coastal routes of up to 35 miles in the bay of Saint-Tropez
  • Wednesday, June 14 : the famous "Giraglia" will start from Saint Tropez towards Genoa and go through the Rock of Giraglia.
    It's this little island located in north-east of Cap Corse which gave its name to the competition. This race is the biggest regatta in Mediterranean sea (241 nautical milles).

To conclude and because the Giraglia Rolex Cup is also a glamourous event, the official partner of the event Rolex organizes a Rolex Dinner Party in Yacht Club Italiano on friday, june 16.
The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 17 and a gala evening at the Yacht Club Italiano in Genoa. The opportunity to gather all the crews in a festive and chic atmosphere!

Save the date :

Giraglia Rolex Cup
06/09/17 - 06/17/17
Saint Tropez - Genoa