Barcolana 2017 - 49.ª Coppa d'autunno
Trieste, 8 ottobre 2017
Official site: barcolana.it
The Barcolana 2017 takes place every year in the Gulf of Trieste on the second Sunday of October. The special formula that distinguishes it makes it a unique event in international sailing scene: on a single start line in fact find themselves competing alongside professional sailors and enthusiasts, on boats of various sizes that are divided into categories depending on the length over all.
The race takes place over a distance of about 15 miles to the fixed markers, a quadrilateral with the starting line between the Miramare Castle and the headquarters of the Sailing Club of Barcola and Grignano and the finish line located in the sea area in front of Piazza Unità of Italy.