Classic yachts in the Trophée Bailli de Suffren arriving in Gozo
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Classic yachts taking part the Trophée Bailli de Suffren, started to arrive at Mgarr Marina in Gozo this morning.
The fleet of 10 yachts set sail from the Citadelle de St-Tropez, on Saturday. The yachts covered some 680 miles from Saint-Tropez to Gozo, all the yachts should read Mgarr Marina by later tonight.
The Trophée Bailli du Suffren is run over three legs, the fleet stopped in Porto Rotondo, Sardinia and Palermo in Sicily, before completing the 680 nautical mile course in Gozo.
It is considered to be one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful yacht races as well as the longest race for classic yachts.
A welcome press conference at Mgarr Marina for the Trophée Bailli de Suffren fleet to Gozo, is taking place on Wednesday, at 11.00am and will be addressed by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana and Mr Wilfrid Buttigieg, CEO of Yachting Malta.
This event is being hosted by YachtingMalta, Mgarr Marina Gozo, Ministry for Gozo, Camper & Nicholsons, Charles Grech, Malta Tourism Authority, MTAFrance, Gozo Tourism Association, Ministry for Tourism and the Royal Malta Yacht Club.
Photographs by Alain Salvary