Skiathos Palace Cup is celebrating 5 years

Skiathos Palace Cup is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a three day race (1-3 May)at Koukounaries beach on Skiathos island.

Skiathos Palace Cup is a match race event and is organized by the Sailing Club of Skiathos and the Prefecture of Thessaly, under the auspice of the Municipality of Skiathos with the support of the Greek Sailing Federation and the Cultural Association “Skiathos”.

The venue of the race is a unique beach which recently gained the first place at Conde Nast Traveller Readers choice awards as a result of its clear blue waters full of swans and its famous gold sand.

From the beginning the organizers vision was to promote popular skiathos as a sailing vacation destination. To develop a unique theme product in athletic tourism that  will bring out the beauties of the island. , something that has already been achieved

Since last year Skiathos Palace Cup is a member of the Hellenic Match Racing tour.

In 2019 the race was awarded with the “Sail Green or Go Home” award for its contribution in the long and rich ecological activity of Skiathos. In addition it is defined as a “Clear Regatta”in BRONZE category, of the SAILORS FOR THE SEA organization.

Thanasis Piniaris is in charge of the Race Management, a famous trainer of NOVA with many Olympic achievements.

Aristea Derveni and Trinity Events have undertaken the event management.

The luxurious Skiathos Palace Hotel, Great Sponsor of the race, will host athletes, journalists and visitors. With a completely renovated profile its unique view, the exquisite luxury of its spaces and the high standard of service will be the highlight of the three days event.

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