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Official sponsor

IBSA (Institut Biochimique SA) is a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical Company, founded in 1945 in Lugano. Today, its products are present in over 90 countries on 5 continents, through the Company’s 18 subsidiaries located in Europe, China, and the United States. The company has a consolidated turnover of 900 million CHF, and employs over 2,200 people between headquarters, subsidiaries and production sites. IBSA holds 90 families of approved patents, plus others under development, as well as a vast portfolio of products, covering 10 therapeutic areas: reproductive medicine, endocrinology, pain and inflammation, osteoarticular, aesthetic medicine, dermatology, uro-gynaecology, cardiometabolic, respiratory, consumer health. It is also one of the largest operators worldwide in the area of reproductive medicine, and one of the world’s leaders in hyaluronic acid-based products. IBSA has based its philosophy on four pillars: Person, Innovation, Quality and Responsibility.

Technical sponsors

Garmin – world leader in the production of electronic instrumentation applied to sailing –offers one of the most sophisticated product ranges in the sector, which includes instruments such as: chartplotters, multifunction touchscreen displays, wind sensors, watches, depth sounders, high-definition radars, autopilots and other devices and services that stand out for innovation, reliability and ease of use. 

Garmin’s Marine division includes other brands, such as FUSION, for on-board entertainment, EmpirBus, for domotics and control, and Navionics, leader in the production and supply of nautical cartography. 

For over 30 years Garmin has been a pioneer in the development of GPS devices and applications operating in 5 different business units: marine, aviation, automotive, fitness and outdoor. 


Gottifredi Maffioli represents a tale of challenges and new ideas.  

Thanks to constant innovation and the many challenges won, over the years Gottifredi Maffioli has become a point of reference for several markets. 

Since 1954, when Gottifredi Maffioli was the supplier for the Italian expedition to K2, the company name has been associated with the great world sporting challenges.  

In recent years, Gottifredi Maffioli products – with particular reference to the sailing and mooring lines – have been aboard the most famous boats, and participated in international regattas such as the America’s Cup, the Ocean Race, the Route du Rhum and the Vendée Globe, just to name a few. 


Founded in the UK in 1964, Musto is the world’s number one technical maritime apparel brand and a global leader in outdoor clothing. As the first sailing brand to partner with GORE-TEX, Musto sets the bar for innovation, working with the world’s best sailors, who win Olympic medals, circumnavigate the globe and compete in some of the planet’s most challenging environments. The lessons we learn at sea contribute to performance on land, thanks to the best textile technologies on the market, used to deliver garments capable of tackling extreme adventures, as well as lifestyle clothing that combines style and performance.

When you wear Musto, you’re wearing more than a product, due to thousands of hours of experience from top athletes in the toughest conditions. Both in the real world and in the lab, we push our products to the limit, to ensure our customers remain safe, secure and able to perform at their best in any environment.