The Trophée Bailli de Suffren classic yacht fleet heading for Gozo
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Last Saturday, the sixteenth edition of the Trophée Bailli de Suffren set sail from the Citadelle de St-Tropez, heading for Gozo.
The Trophée Bailli de Suffren is considered to be one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful yacht races as well as the longest race for classic yachts.
The fleet is covering some 680 miles from Saint-Tropez to Gozo, and visiting four of the most exotic ports in the Mediterranean.
The Trophée Bailli du Suffren is run over three legs, stopping in Porto Rotondo, Sardinia and Palermo in Sicily. before completing the 680 nautical mile course in Gozo.
The fleet will start to arrive at the finishing line at Mgarr Marina, Gozo, on Monday throughout the day until the late evening.
Live tracking of the fleet can be found on http://yb.tl/baillidesuffrentrophy2017
This event is being hosted by YachtingMalta, Mgarr Marina Gozo, Ministry for Gozo, Camper & Nicholsons, Charles Grech, Malta Tourism Authority, MTAFrance, Gozo Tourism Association, Ministry for Tourism and the Royal Malta Yacht Club
A Press Conference at Mgarr Marina to welcome the Trophée Bailli de Suffren fleet to Gozo is taking place on Wednesday, the 5th of July at 11.00am and will be addressed by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana and Mr Wilfrid Buttigieg, CEO of Yachting Malta.