The Race is for yachts of more than 18 m and participation is exclusively for yachts built by Wally, Southern Wind Shipyard, Nautor’s Swan, and Mylius Yachts. Authentic icons of world yachting headquartered in Italy, Finland, South Africa, and Monaco, but all with Italian DNA. Participants will be divided into two groups: racer and cruiser-racer and will race on different courses in the Gulf of Tigullio. In addition to yachts from these yards, yacht owners who are members of the International Maxi Association and the YCI are admitted.
The Regate di Primavera – Portofino, Splendido Mare Cup are organised by the Yacht Club Italiano, Municipality of Portofino and the International Maxi Association under the aegis of the Federazione Italiana Vela. The Belmond Group is title partner, Rolex the official timepiece while Loro Piana and Veueve Cliquot are technical partners; completing the supporters is the Banca Passadore.