The Mediterranean Superyacht Racing Season will officially open June 1st – 5th 2021 for the 14th edition of The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta organised by The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, strictly by Invite Only. The new format for 2021 will have 4-days scheduled racing on Wednesday 2nd Thursday 3rd Friday 4th and Saturday 5th June.
This private superyacht event is an established fixture on the superyacht racing calendar for superyacht owners their family and friends. Sailors enjoy competitive racing through the beautiful Italian islands of La Maddalena archipelago and latest entries show Sardinia is still a firm favourite with superyacht owners serious about sailing. The fleet is taking shape and the latest entries include:
S/Y MISSY– This beautiful 33 metre sloop is the result of a dream collaboration between Malcolm McKeon Yacht Design and Vitters Shipyard with an interior by Design Unlimited. This will be her first-time racing in Sardinia.
S/Y CAOZ 14 – formerly Selene, this 56 metre Perini Navi designed by Ron Holland was built in 2007. She will participate in the cruising division of the regatta.
S/Y BECOOL – The first in the Finnish builder’s 98 Maxi series, a 30 metre sloop designed by the legendary German Frers with an interior by Misa Poggi. Launched in July 2020 for racing and cruising this is her first superyacht regatta.
WALLY YACHTS will have a fleet racing at The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta.
SOUTHERN WIND YACHTS expect a strong turnout of pocket rocket sailing yachts including S/Y Aragon (ex Windfall) as the shipyard celebrate their 30th Anniversary with The Southern Wind Rendezvous held in conjunction with the regatta.
MULTIHULL DIVISION new for 2021 is the introduction of a Multihull Class. Raring to return to racing are S/Y R-SIX, the 20 metre Morelli and Melvin design along with the gunboat 69 S/Y HIGHLAND FLING 11.
Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) is the yacht club founded in 1967 HH The Aga Khan whose daughter Princess Zahra Aga Khan is now President of the Board of Directors.
YCCS organises international sailing regattas, including world championships, for a wide range of boats and has specific experience with superyachts and maxi yachts.
Organising high profile sailing events is what YCCS do best, and the Race Office is a year-round operation.
Title Sponsor Loro Piana is synonymous with unrivalled luxury. Part of the LVMH group since 2013 the brand represents quality and effortless elegance. A selection of ready-to-wear, accessories and gifts are made in Italy with the finest raw materials available around the world. Loro Piana boasts six generations of experience in the production of top-end textiles and continues to lead the industry in luxury cashmere products. Discreet, elegant and reassuringly expensive, just like your superyacht!
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta is organised following the principals of The Charter Smeralda, an ethical code established by The One Ocean Foundation. www.1ocean.org. YCCS organise a Clean Beach Day when participants of the regatta will be invited to live plastic free and clean the beach together.
The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta is an invitational event for superyacht owners to enjoy the best of sailing and the superyacht lifestyle.
How To Join In: Enquire about participation and registration below. Alice Widdows Events and Marketing is Official Supplier to The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta and Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.
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