Take ´ on the 11th May, the third edition of the " Targa Florio Sea organized by the Yacht Club Favignana. The event, offshore race now become a fixture in the diaries Italian sailing , " a race to be real men " as stated President YCF , Chiara Zarlocco , will take place ´ over a distance of 430 miles along the coast of Sicily . you can´ talk about a circumnavigation of Sicily organized almost like a race - and ´ was explained during the press conference that and ´ held in Rome - with vessels engaged obliged , as per contract , to carry out five pit stops - Cefalu ´ , Giardini Naxos , Marzamemi , Sciacca , Favignana. Now in its third edition, the Targa Florio Sea promises important events and attracts considerable public and private interest as witnessed Alberto Versace , Chairman of the Coordination Committee ´ Contemporary Senses ´ DPS - Ministry of Economic Development , and the President IVF Seventh Zone , Ignazio Florio Pipitone . Versace reiterated that " attention to the activities ´ the sea ´ maximum . From the Department have decided to spend effort and resources to take the time out of the gym gyms, maybe at sea. E ´ in this context that we are providing to identify the areas of greatest interest . Sicily is a must, and we found , in the area of Trapani, a number of both geographical and sporting excellence . The YCF with its events , the Targa Florio sea in May and Ignazio Florio Challenge Trophy in September, which is just the fly through our redevelopment project can ´ develop. " The President Pipitone stressed his part as the Targa Florio is an appointment of the sea sports , challenging, and particularly evocative : " All editions carried out were a great success for the participants and for the whole of Sicily . FIV and ´ always very attentive to the events organized by the YCF , of great depth and always spectacular . " During the evening of presentation that is´ held at the restaurant Assunta Madre , the record holder Matteo Miceli , returning from an expedition " Earth " ( a bike route from Calcutta on the slopes of Everest, to prepare for the race Rome World Ocean ) has required to specify how the Targa Florio sea last year was for him " a wonderful experience, and this year then tackled solo, will be ´ a great adventure ." Miceli compete ´ fact -handed , carrying only a videographer , with the colors of the YCF , laying down - all hope - another record. The President Clare Zarlocco then presented the ´newness ´ "for the year 2011. Another event of great significance is about to be placed within the world of international sailing . An event all Italian flavor : the " Challenge Trophy Made in Italy" . It represents a new logic of competition , a sort of challenge sailing and competition management . All Italian brands are involved. Starting with the Regions , called on the scene to bring their specificity ´ - productive , artistic, cultural . Also confirmed the participation of local elementary school children , that this year , accompanied by their teachers, will welcome sailors coloring ports with their designs for the second edition of " I want to go around the world on a sailboat " . Like last year , the award ceremony will take place ´ during the final evening that will take place´ in Favignana, Saturday, May 15 , in the picturesque setting of the trap completely restored. Novita ´ this year, then , the cash prizes that have been established : in addition to the license plate in gold, will go to the winner ´ a check for € 5,000 , the second a check for € 3,000 and the third a check for € 2,000 .
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