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The First Corsica Classic

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08/2010 –

After the Imperial Regattas, Corsica had to organize a racing rally with old rigs. This is done with the first Corsica Classic to be held from August 30 to September 5 2010. This race is a friendly regatta open to all “Yachts of tradition”CIM and gauged the “Spirits of Tradition” gauged IRC 2010. Rediscovering Kalliste ” The most beautiful in greek” and the magnificence of old rigs, the course stages (between 25 and 37 nautical day) were designed to offer a vision of the island as it appeared to its discoverers.

From a Genoese tower to another, the steps lead to the “faithful” city Calvi, in the Gulf of Porto, Piana creeks and the impressive red granite cliffs of Girolata, the imperial city of Ajaccio, Propriano and the Gulf, to the Straits of Bonifacio, whose steep cliffs seem like a balcony leaning over infinite. The race will end in Porto-Vecchio. The third city of Corsica has long been known for its beaches (Palombaggia ) and also became a large marina.

Many classic yachts faithful to Corsica, Moonbeam of Fife, Sunshine, Cervantes, Yen
Li
, Swanee, Serena, Giraglia have confirmed their participation.

Program and informations

Photo credit : Tibocom

-PR-

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