The Nespresso Cup
Where ultimate design meets ultimate sailing performance.
The Nespresso Cup is the world’s largest regatta for Wally, world’s leading builder of advanced composite large yachts. From the 7th – 9th May, 2010, with two races scheduled per day, a total of 15 contenders will battle it out off the coast of Portofino, Italy.
This first-ever Nespresso Cup brings a new dimension to the beauty of sailing. Wally yachts, matching classic elegance with pure power, are a breed apart on the sailing world. In Portofino these streamlined marvels will be put through their paces by an extraordinary group of sailing legends. Among this year’s Nespresso Cup race ambassadors are Loïck Peyron, Paul Cayard and Francesco de Angelis.
The winner of the three-day event will be awarded the Nespresso Cup trophy, designed by Konstantin Grcic, sure to become one of sailing’s most coveted prizes.