VELAFestival in figures. This time we give the numbers


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The 2017 TAG Heuer VELAFestival is still two months away. The time has come to give the first numbers of the fifth edition, in Santa Margherita May 4-7. It smells like a record, that’s why:



have already confirmed their presence with a booth by the sea in Santa Margherita;

60 boats have

booked a berth

put themselves on a waiting list;

70 hulls have already registered for the


, the sailing event on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. We aim to break last year’s record of 206 boats registered!

910 the

VELAFestival Card

which have already been applied for with two simple clicks and ensure an endless number of discounts;

135,000 page views on our website
; 105,000 on
with news regarding VELAFestival totaling 240,000;
210,000 are the readers of the Sailing Newspaper in the last two months who are following VELAFestival from the pages of the newspaper;

12,000 votes we received for the 2017 Tag Heuer Sailor of the Year vote;

50 candidates for the 2017 Tag Heuer Sailor of the Year passed the first round of voting. At first there were 100 of them;

5612 Likes to the VELAFestival Facebook Page;

1,000 followers on VELAFestival’s Instagram profile;

Twenty-five sailors in the Hall of Fame of Sailor of the Year award winners will be celebrated on Friday, May 5, the day of the big awards celebration;

9 meters the length of the Arpege, a legendary boat in yachting history that is celebrating its 50th anniversary and will be on the dock;

40 meters the length of the largest boat present, a myth of today: the Baltic 130 My Song.

These are some of the numbers of the TAG Heuer VELAFestival, when there are still 61 days to go before the start of this unique event, dedicated exclusively to all-round sailing as there are none in Italy, but not even in Europe.



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