Great news for a unique event in the panorama of Sardinian sailing and not only: the Round Sardinia Race.

The number of stages of the 2017 edition (from 5 to 6, with the addition of Arbatax) is increasing, starting September 23 (with ceremony on 22), arriving on September 30 (and awarding on October 1).

The Round Sardinia Race was born in 2007 by the idea of ​​Andrea Mura, the well-known ocean racer, to promote sailing in Sardinia and the Sardinian island in the world as an exceptional theater for practicing sailing sports.

After a break, she returned last year to the calendar of sailors and Sardinian enthusiasts, all over Italy and internationally, thanks to the contribution of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and a pool of technical level partners.
The departure scheduled for September 23 in Cagliari will be in the order of Villasimius, Arbatax, Porto Rotondo, Alghero, Carloforte and Cagliari.

At every stage there will be a party that will involve the local people and tourists, with the grand finale in Cagliari, where a real village will be built.

The organizers of the event are the ASD Vento di Sardegna and Ichnusa Sailing Kermesse.

“We are honored to be back in 2017 with this important event,” said Andrea Mura. “This is a formidable vehicle to promote the Sardinian territory, sailing sport and the nautical world in general.”

Through fascinating appointments and international value as this creates new travel motivations, it animates the territory and increases the image return of the Island of the Wind, within which it has a remarkable, economic, Also the development of nautical tourism, now more than ever at the heart of the regional tourism sustainable tourism growth policies.

Recall that the “testimonial boat” of the Sardegna Sardinia Race, Sardinian Wind will sail from Plymouth on May 29 (two days) – conducted by Andrea Mura – to compete in the tough OSTAR transatlantic regatta – an important opportunity for visibility for the ‘ RSR event and Sardinia all over.

(Photo credits Alessandro Spiga!)