The 62nd edition of the Giraglia Rolex Cup will take place from June 13 to 21 connecting for the first time Saint-Tropez to Monte Carlo.
Lionel Péan will compete aboard the VOR 70 SFS.
The SFS Team trains in the Bay of Saint-Tropez, since its participation in the Rolex Capri Sailing Week Volcano Race. Two goals: get high rankings and try to win the big race of the Giragila in Monaco to celebrate the opening of the new Club House Yacht Club. Giraglia Rolex Cup will be launched Friday, June 13 San Remo. 200 boats will be starting this year, with 2,000 sailors on their edges.
The SFS crew will be strengthened by the Dane Martin Kirketerp, Olympic Champion in Beijing 49er, Nadège Douroux, a member of the France team sailing, Vice World Champion and European Champion in 470 and the young Italian Giacomo Melegari that has extensive experience in racing and high level racing including Maserati.
« We have much to do on the 248 miles between Saint-Tropez and Monaco. The wind will probably be the judge: if there is small wind, the ribbon should return to 100 ‘Esimit Europa, on the other side, if the mistral is awake then we have our chance, « said Lionel Péan, skipper. SFS.
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