The 2nd edition of the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy will take place in Cascais, Portugal, racing days June 4th and 5th 2021.
Around 100 Offshore Sailing Boats, including conventional and high-performance cruisers, are expected and a full fleet of IMOCA 60s and VO65s will race in the Sailing Trophy, for official points in The Ocean Race Europe. Five classes are being invited to compete in the event; VO65, IMOCA60, NHC, Classic and ORC.
The sustainable two-day regatta will see a large number of sailing boats take to the Portuguese coast from Cascais, to raise awareness and important funds for marine conservation programs. Organised in partnership with the Clube Naval de Cascais, the Sailing Trophy will start and finish in Cascais.
The Ocean Race Europe joins Sailing Trophy:
Portuguese sailing and ocean racing fans will be part of an incredible event this June when a fleet of foiling IMOCA 60s and one-design VO65s take to the coast of Portugal as part of the second annual Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, during the Cascais stopover of The Ocean Race Europe.
The inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe will make its first stop in the seaside resort of Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera, as the fleet makes its way from Lorient, France down into the Mediterranean. It was confirmed today that the entire competing fleet will line up for the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, as a point-scoring Coastal Race. They will be joined by boats from around Europe in multiple classes.
Optimist class in Sailing Trophy:
Young sailors around Portugal will have a once-in-a-lifetime experience this June, lining up in the same regatta as some of the best sailors and fastest boats in the world. Organizers of the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy have announced a new Optimist class for this year’s event which will be free to enter.
About the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy 2020
The inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy took place in 2020, between Cascais and Sesimbra, with over 50 boats on the start line and some of the biggest names in offshore sailing taking part.
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