The fastest boat at the Giraglia Rolex Cup has been revealed. This year there were no surprises: Esimit Europa 2 finished first, leading for the fifth year in a row.
The boat clocked 29 hours, 11 minutes and 58 seconds, a record time of 29 hours, 11 minutes and 58 seconds. A record time. The previous best result was set by the same boat in 2012 and was as much as 14 hours, 56 minutes and 16 seconds longer.
On board of the 30-metre yacht there were yachtsmen from 11 European countries including Alexander Ekimovfrom Russia.
The Giraglia Rolex Cup started on June 12 and was held for the sixty-third time this year. More than 200 teams from different countries covered the standard route from Saint-Tropez to Genoa, while skirting the rock of Girallia, which gave the race its name.