Rolex Farr 40 World Championship 2017 – Preview

From 13 to 16 July, the world of yachting will return to Porto Cervo, Sardinia for the pinnacle of one-design racing: the Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. With the boat owners at the helm, top yachtsmen and –women, both amateur and professional, will compete on identical 40-foot (12-metre) yachts for the World Championship trophy and a Rolex timepiece. Teamwork and consistency are essential ingredients to win the regatta. The 2017 edition is particularly special, celebrating both the 20th anniversary of the Farr 40 Worlds and the 50th anniversary of the prestigious host, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda.