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October 19, 2019
The 40th Edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race Race will start on the 19th October 2019.The Royal Malta Yacht Club announced that Race Registration for the 40th Edition of this epic race will be opening soon. The Club is looking forward to welcoming a mix of professional and Corinthian crews, making a welcome return as well as those making their first appearance on the start line in the historical Grand Harbour in Valletta. From South Africa to the United States, from Chile to New Zealand, the appeal of the Rolex Middle Sea Race is unquestionably broad, with over 30 countries represented in 2018.
A highly rated offshore classic, often mentioned in the same breath as the Rolex Fastnet, The Rolex Sydney - Hobart and Newport-Bermuda as a "must do" race. Co-founded in 1968 by the Royal Malta Yacht Club and the Royal Ocean Racing Club, the race has been running annually save for a break between 1984 and 1995.
A true challenge for skippers, the race is blessed with unsurpassed scenery taking competitors close to a number of islands, which form marks of the course.