The Giro d'Italia in Vela greets the Vespucci with a full house at the Regate Village

Genoa - The second round-the-world tour of the Amerigo Vespucci started today from Genoa: the most beautiful ship in the world set off in the wake of Nave Vulcano, escorted by the Marina Militare Nastro Rosa Tour fleet in full force and greeted by the Frecce Tricolor and their iconic trail.

An exciting moment, lived on the notes of Con Te Partirò, which closed, on the one hand, the celebrations for the arrival of The Ocean Race in the city and, on the other, started the wait for the start of the first stage of the Marina Militare Nastro Rosa Tour, scheduled for 2 pm tomorrow with destination La Maddalena.

In the meantime, many activities have been carried out at the Regatta Village active at the Old Port of Genoa, where there have been visits from institutional authorities and from the world of sailing. Among these the Minister of Defense Guido Crosetto, accompanied early in the morning by the Undersecretary of Defense Senator Isabella Rauti and by the Chief Executive Officer of Difesa Servizi S.p.A. Luca Andreoli. Towards mid-morning, the president of SSI Events Riccardo Simoneschi welcomed the president of World Sailing Quanhai Li, that of EUROSAF Joseph Pla and Francesco Ettorre, president of the Italian Sailing Federation.

More generally, there were a few thousand visitors who passed through the Algecos of the Marina Militare Nastro Rosa Tour and who did not fail to show their support at the time of docking to the crews who were preparing to follow the Vespucci out to sea .

As anticipated, the appointment with the first departure of this event organized by Difesa Servizi S.p.A. and SSI Events in collaboration with the Marina Militare, is set for 2 pm tomorrow.