The Groupama Team France sailors are training relentlessly for the 2017 America’s Cup; the crew spend their life on the water - or just above it, masterfully “foiling”.
Everything is ready at the piers of the Versilia Nautical Club of Viareggio, host of the October 13-16 12th edition of the annual Viareggio Gathering of Historic Sailboats.
Mission accomplished for Pierre Casiraghi and his team on Malizia who lined up on the start at Sotogrande with one goal in mind - to remain in the top five of the provisional overall ranking for the 2016 season.
Since the first event of the circuit in May and the resulting first place for Ladycat powered by Spindrift racing, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s team has kept the pressure up for the whole season and has dominated the competition.
The 38th edition of the Régates Royales de Cannes debuted on Sunday with the fist races of the 5.5 Metres class.
The time has come, all the entrants are in Saint Tropez and getting ready for tomorrow, Thursday, a day that will celebrate once more some of the oldest and most stunning classic yachts on the planet with a race specially conceived for them: The Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy.
In two weeks' time, some of the most fascinating old ladies of the classic yachting circuit will reunite again for the 6th Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy.