THE GIRAGLIA ROLEX CUP, WHICH CELEBRATES ITS 61ST EDITION IN 2013, INCLUDES ONE OF THE MOST RENOWNED OFFSHORE RACES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. THE WEEK-LONG EVENT COMMENCES WITH A RACE FROM SANREMO, ITALY TO SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE. THE HISTORIC PORT OF SAINT-TROPEZ THEN PLAYS HOSTS TO THREE DAYS OF INSHORE RACING BEFORE THE START OF THE MAIN EVENT ON WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE - THE 243-NAUTICAL MILE OFFSHORE RACE. FOLLOWINGITS DEPARTURE FROM SAINT-TROPEZ THE FLEET HEADS SOUTHWEST TOWARDS THE IDYLLIC ILES D'HYÈRES BEFORE TURNING TO CROSS THE OPEN SEA TO THE SYMBOLIC ROUNDING OF THE GIRAGLIA, A ROCKY ISLET OFF NORTHERN CORSICA, AND RACING ON TO THE FINISH IN GENOA, ITALY.