Saturday, Oct. 7 is the VELA Cup Sicilia at Capo d’Orlando Marina


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Summer is almost over but are you still craving a vacation? On Saturday, October 7, come with us as we take you to Sicily, in front of the Aeolian Islands for a weekend of sailing together.
Capo d’Orlando Marina
, the great Sicilian marina, is hosting the VELA Cup Sicilia, the latest round of the most fun racing circuit there is.

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Capo d’Orlando Marina hosts the VELA Cup Sicily

The VELA Cup, the most fun racing circuit there is, returns this year to Capo d’Orlando Marina, a modern, efficient and safe harbor that offers shelter to boats from 7.50 to 40 meters with a depth throughout the dock of at least 4 meters. Not a village of cottages for most of the year uninhabited, but a real, living marina with everything boaters need.

Capo d'Orlando Marina
Capo d’Orlando Marina


This is the Ideal refuge for boaters from all over Italy and Europe who want to use the boat year-round, as a seaside villa on the Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily, in front of the archipelago of the seven Aeolian islands with Vulcano 14 miles away and Alicudi and Filicudi right there to make the view unique.

Lipari, an island of volcanic origin that is part of the Aeolian archipelago
Lipari, an island of volcanic origin that is part of the Aeolian archipelago

The base of one of the most important charter companies on the market, Spartivento, Capo d’Orlando Marina is the ideal port in which to set off on a cruise. In addition to the Aeolian Islands, of breathtaking coastlines, enchanting towns and crystal clear waters this area of Sicily is full of them. They are there, within about 30 miles to the west and east. Starting with the quaint fishing village of San Gregorio with its beach, in which the Marina is embedded. But even more unique is what the hinterland offers, within a radius of a few dozen kilometers, with just as many natural, architectural and enogastronomic beauties, starting with the Nebrodi Natural Park.


The regatta for all

The VELA Cup Sicilia is a regatta open to all types of racing and cruising boats, small cabin cruisers and catamarans, with no age restrictions, no bureaucracy or technical complications, and with rankings drawn up by length. You don’t need a set of racing sails to participate, just a mainsail and jib to enter in the Cruising Boat category, but, for those who are more sporty and want to use spi, gennaker or code 0, there is also the Sport Boat category. Even those who do not have a boat can participate by searching for a boarding on or by renting one with Spartivento, thanks to a dedicated offer.

Don’t you have a boat? Spartivento has an offer for you!

A home base for Spartivento’s catamarans, almost all of which are Lagoon, more specifically the Premium and SAILUXE range (nearly thirty of them), if you come to Capo d’Orlando you will have the opportunity to extend your vacation and participate in a simple, fast and fun regatta with family or friends. Also present for the occasion will be monohulls brought from Marina di Portorosa, the other Spartivento base for the Aeolian Islands, where the Beneteau and Jeanneau boats are located. A dedicated offer reserved for all those who wish to register for the VELA Cup allows them to get 20% discount on already active promotions and rates to rent a boat, even for several days, at the regatta.

Capo d'Orlando Marina is the home base for Spartivento's Lagoon catamarans
Capo d’Orlando Marina is the home base for Spartivento’s Lagoon catamarans

To register for the VELA Cup Sicilia, all you need to do is
enter here
and finalize your registration by entering your and the boat’s details!

James Barbaro



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