Mas­cal­zone Latino re­warded for over­all win in 37th edi­tion

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

The 2016 Rolex Mid­dle Sea Race came to a close yes­ter­day when a Prize Giv­ing cer­e­mony was held at the Mediter­ranean Con­fer­ence Cen­tre in the pres­ence of crews, Royal Malta Yacht Club guests, the Min­is­ter for Tourism Dr Ed­ward Zam­mit Lewis, the Par­lia­men­tary Sec­re­tary for Re­search In­no­va­tion Youth and Sport Mr Chris Agius, as well as other dig­ni­taries and guests.

Wel­com­ing those present the, Royal Malta Yacht Club Com­modore God­win Zam­mit re­marked that: “The race has kept its uni­ver­sal ap­peal with an ex­tremely var­ied fleet from 25 coun­tries. The same high level of en­tries that the Race en­joys with other renowned off­shore races was once again main­tained this year”.

The 37th edi­tion of the Rolex Mid­dle Sea Race started from Grand Har­bour on Satur­day 22 October. The start, with 107 boats in the fleet, ap­peared as spec­tac­u­lar as ever from the bas­tions of Fort St. An­gelo.

Com­modore Zam­mit, went on to thank the au­thor­i­ties namely Trans­port Malta, the Malta Tourism Author­ity, the Armed Forces of Malta and Yacht­ing Malta for their sup­port and in par­tic­u­lar Rolex for their on­go­ing sup­port to­wards this event, which has en­abled the Mid­dle Sea Race to grow in stature and

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