Organised in collaboration with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, in Porto Cervo the fifth edition of the Perini Cup begins today. We are invited guests of Perini Navi and expect to see three days of intense racing around the spectacular coastal courses of the La Maddalena Archipelago accompanied by an exclusive social programme.
Among the 15 sailing yachts that have confirmed their presence is the first-time participant P2, a 38 metre sloop and the first example of the shipyard’s Racing Line, the majestic 88 metre clipper The Maltese Falcon, winner of the previous edition of the Cup, will also be present together with Seahawk,
The shipyards’s most recent creation and the first of a new series of 60-metre hulls featuring innovative design and new technology which enables faster handling and even better performance under sail.
Sailing superstars taking part in the competition include veteran America’s Cup sailor Dawn Riley aboard the 50-metre Silenciowhile Volvo Ocean Race sailor Justin Clougher and Mike Toppa aboard the 56- metre ketch Zenji.
You can follow the regatta with Live Tracking from the YCCS website, updates are available on the Twitter.
Full entry list, results will be available on the yacht clubs Web site and on the Perini Navi Group Youtube and Facebook pages.