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   17 - 26 October 2024 / Valetta, Malta

The most beautiful 606 NM race course in the world (€ 2541,00*)

A must do race for every racing sailor. The Rolex Middle Sea Race course is approximately 606 nautical miles long and is sailed anti-clockwise around Sicily, starting from Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta. Encountering active volcanoes, rugged islands and a variety of wildlife, before finishing where it starts.

​This race is suited for sailors with inshore racing experience and basic offshore sailing experience. Night sailing and offshore racing experience are preferred but no requirement to take part. A basic knowledge competent crew is the minimum requirement to come along. The rest of the skills can be taught on the boat.

*40% non refundable deposit required

PROGRAM 17 - 26 October 2024


  • Thursday October 17th Training day

  • Friday October18h Training day

The regatta holds a mix off coastal, inshore en offshore races

  • Saturday October19th Race start

  • Wednesday October23th - arrival *

  • Thursday October 24th - Friday October 25th - discovery of Blue Lagoon and the island of Gozo *

  • Saturday October 26th - Prize-giving Ceremony

* depending on the weather conditions


What’s included …

  • Accommodation on the boat once training has begun until prize-giving on August 3th

  • Crew shirt to wear on board & keep

  • All marina and berthing fees

  • Race fees

  • Life jackets

  • Diesel

  • Damage waiver

... and not included :

  • Travel to and from the boat

  • Personal insurance

  • Visa fees (if needed)

  • Food


Sailing boots and clothes

Trainers / deck shoes (no black soled shoes – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit


Sailing gloves – 2 sets

A water bottle

Personal stuff should fit in an10 L bag (max):

  • Thermals

  • Thick socks

  • Sun glasses (polarized)

  • Sun cream – SPF50+

  • Small quick dry towel

  • USB cord to charge your phone

  • Cash

  • Warm sleeping bag

  • Head torch (red light)

  • Sailing knife

  • Passport

  • Any medication you require (sea sickness)


Take up a year of sailing 

Giraglia + Copa del Rey + Rolex Middle Sea race

Get access to all deliveries and training weekends

€ 4500

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