The second edition of the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy is part of The Ocean Race Europe. The race will take place between Cascais and Sesimbra, Portugal, the home country of the Mirpuri Foundation.
The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy is a very exclusive event, similar to the Legends Race of the last Volvo Ocean Race. Awards are trophies and price money. This is the only opportunity to race with foiling IMOCA’s, Volvo 65’s and offshore and inshore legends!
The Clube Naval de Cascais will partner with the Mirpuri Foundation for this event.
First Health Controlled Race
The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy is the first health controlled Race in the world and has a dedicated medical team ensuring all staff and sailors are in good health and free from the virus COVID-19, including the use of new generation tests that will give the result in less than 15 minutes.
The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy will be a plastic-free sustainable regatta, and a charitable event. The team registration fees in this first edition of the race being supported by the Mirpuri Foundation and donated to Marine Conservation programs.
The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy aims to be one of the main sailing events in the world, says Paulo Mirpuri, President of the Mirpuri Foundation. Marine conservation is a key cornerstone of our activities at the Foundation and provides the inspiration for The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy. We believe in the power of sport to bring people together and raise awareness for the challenges our planet is facing. Sailing provides us with a direct link to the beautiful but fragile oceans that we all rely on so heavily.