The close relationship between Rolex and sailing sports stems from the long-term value of this vibrant sea sport and the inextricable bond between the brand and Saifan. Over the past half century, Rolex has actively supported sailing and has been fortunate to become an important driving force behind the top sailing events, organizations and crews. Among them, Rolex has sponsored nearly 15 major events.
Rolex-sponsored sailing includes the two major offshore classics, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (pictured © Rolex, Kurt Arrigo), and the Rolex Fastnet Race).
There are two major offshore classics, namely the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the Rolex Fastnet Race. Through the ‘Uniform Design Group’ Rolex The Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Swan Cup, which are all super-boats, show Rolex’s investment in sailing.
The grand occasion of the Rolex Swan Cup (© Rolex, Carlo Borlenghi)
Rolex also collaborates with other sailing events around the world, including the Rolex Middle Sea Race, Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, Rolex China Sea Race, Rolex New York The Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, the Rolex Big Boat Series and the Circuit Atlántico Sur Rolex Cup.
Rolex China Sea Regatta (© Rolex, Kurt Arrigo)
Rolex has also established deep partnerships with influential yacht clubs around the world, including the New York Yacht Club, Royal Yacht Squadron and Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, working together to promote sailing With the development of outstanding enthusiasm, the popularization of this sport will allow sailing enthusiasts, enthusiasts and outstanding captains to interact with each other in locations across the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific Basins. Rolex’s excellence is recognized throughout the world, but it still strives for excellence, thus establishing the brand’s own watchmaking tradition, and therefore strongly admiring the lofty prestige and competitive spirit of sailing. Rolex is aligned with the goals of the world’s major races, organizations and yacht clubs, and strives for excellence.
Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitation Cup (© Rolex, Daniel Forster)