The first race of this exciting new contest took place in April 2013 with Mariella, the majestic 80-foot 1938 yawl, throwing down the gauntlet to challenge similar classic yachts of traditional rig and appearance, to compete in an ‘America’s Cup’ style match race. The Inn Challenge Trophy will take place between 17th and 18th of April 2013 over a 12 mile course. The deadline for entries is 16th April 2013. This exciting race has attracted many participants and viewers and has become a popular annual event at The Inn.
Mr. Enzo Addari, owner of The Inn and creator of this exciting new contest, says: “It will be a tough race among a group of gentlemen sailing enthusiasts on beautiful classic yachts”. The winner will receive a specially commissioned Lalique Victoire crystal statue and a prestigious Cup. The exclusive hotel and resort, The Inn will host the Prize giving ceremony and cocktails at The Terrace Restaurant. Book your stay with The Inn to take part in this incredible event for the new season 2014-2015!