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Sailing Events

Emotions, for those who want to admire the most hectic stage of the regattas, are guaranteed!

From May to September, Porto Cervo and the waters of the Costa Smeralda are the setting for some of the most prestigious international sailing competitions. Perini Navi, Baltic Yachts, Nautor's Swan, Wally Yachts are just some of the most renowned boatyards that, with their maxy yachts, give life to exciting challenges running at full sail.

Don't miss the chance to join the most spectacular phases of these unique events!


From the deck of your yacht you will always

be in the front row!

Porto Cervo, is the vibrating heart of the Emerald Coast -"Costa Smeralda".

The water of the Costa Smeralda has hosted countless sailing regattas among the most competitive in the world. The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda debuted with the first edition of The Settimana delle Bocche in year 1972. Since 1978, launching the first Sardinia Cup, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has been organising some of the world-class most important sailing events. Two of the most renowned regattas that distinguish the Y.C.C.S. are the prestigious world championships established by the Club in 1980: the Maxi Yacht World Championship and the Swan World Cup.





The Costa Smeralda offers a breathtaking frame, in addition to the challenging and diversified navigation conditions to the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, one of the greatest events of the sailing season in the Mediterranean. The first Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup has been disputed in Sardinia in 1980, with the name of Maxi World Championship. Born for the will of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda and its President, S.A. Aga Khan, today this regatta is one of the most expected appointments of the year which attracts  a large audience and a great fleet of majestic yachts. The 2018 signed the 29th edition of the event and has also included the renowned Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship.

Main Sailing
Competitions 2024

04 - 08 JUNE

Giorgio Armani Superyacht Regatta

10 - 16 JUNE

J 24 European Championship

21 - 23 JUNE

Grand Soleil Cup

12 - 14  JULY

Coppa Europa Smeralda 888

20 AUGUST (Porto Rafael)

Trofeo Formenton


Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup

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