The departure from Favignana , the third edition of the " Targa Florio of the Sea" was greeted by a strong sirocco wind that put immediately under the right conditions the racing crews that circumnavigheranno Sicily over a distance of about 430 miles with 4 pit Required -stop , where you can board food and a change of crew is possible only once, in Cefalu , Giardini Naxos , Marzamemi and Sciacca. On the starting line is passed first Matteo Miceli, who is racing with his double- 40 Este accompanied by Marzio Dotti , confirming his desire to live this experience to the maximum as stated in the press conference , held by the Committee obviously organizer of the Yacht Club Favignana , the day before departure: "It ´s an exhilarating experience - he said Miceli - challenging and difficult. Inside the gulfs and out of the spikes , the thermals , the pit stop ... really great difficulty . Think about that last year , in Sciacca , last pit stop , we broke the boom and we were forced to repair in Porto Empedocles . " Also this year to wait for the crews in ports of the four municipalities involved there will be elementary schools, protagonists of the second edition of the drawing contest "I want to go around the world on a sailboat " with about 500 children involved . The arrival of the first boats are expected for Sunday, May 16 at around 16. The press conference was held in the President of the Province of Trapani and also this third edition aims , intentions Chiara Zarlocco president of the Yach Club Favignana, to carry on the media scene anzionale the whole Sicilian coasts of fact but not only. The presentation of the race stands on the sidelines of the signing of the Framework Programme , a project of the Ministry of Economic Development in collaboration with the Region of Sicily for economic development and tourist in the nautical sector in Trapani. The Province of Trapani has highlighted a number of excellent technical and media , just as the events organized by the YCF : Targa Florio of the sea and the Challenge Trophy Ignazio Florio expected 15 to 18 September 2010. And today, under the cameras of the journalists attending , the signing of the agreement was formalized before leaving the field to the sails of the crews engaged in what the same Zarlocco likes to call " a race for real men ."
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