Mascalzone Latino rewarded for overall win in 37th edition
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