After the presentation at one of the world’s biggest Boat Shows in Genoa, the new project of the Adriatic Croatia International Club (ACI) in partnership with Nautor’s Swan named ACI Sail was showcased to the sailing public during the regatta The Nations Trophy in Palma de Mallorca.
In a donnish atmosphere at one of the world’s most renowned sailing clubs, the Real Nautico de Palma, the Mediterranean largest marina chain presented the world’s only ClubSwan 36 training centre located in ACI Marina Split. Enjoying the company of Nautor’s Swan owner Leonardo Ferragamo and many owners of Swan sailing boats, as well as sailing stars like the three-time Olympic champion and two-time America’s Cup winner Jochen Schümann, the Volvo Ocean Race veterans Bouve Bekking and Roberto ‘Chuny’ Bermúdez and many others, ACI CEO Kristijan Pavić, introduced the guests to a project that will offer a whole new experience of sailing in the Adriatic and enrich the entire Croatian nautical tourism offer.
ACI Sail connects perfectly the rich ACI tradition in organizing regattas, the Adriatic as the perfect sailing destination and the ultra-modern ClubSwan 36 sailing boat produced by the Finnish top sailboat manufacturer Nautor’s Swan.
” It’s great to see Croatia among the many sailing nations on this regatta. The Nations Trophy Regatta is a great opportunity to present our innovative ACI Sail project and the strong partnership with Nautor’s Swan. This project promotes ACI in the best possible way as a company that strives for innovation and creation of new values”, said ACI CEO Kristijan Pavić, and gave on that occasion and in a true sailing style, the ACI Sail T-shirt to Nautor’s Swan vice president and famous Italian sailor Enrico Chieffi, as a symbolic gift for the beginning of a successful cooperation.
The Nations Trophy is a regatta exclusively performed by Swans, and among 14 countries on 41 boats, also the Croatian crew sponsored by Angelina tours , Bach Yachting and Luka Promotion made its debut. The ClubSwan 36 sailboat named ‘Go Racing’ with tactician Ivan Kljaković Gašpić won the third position in its class. Find out more about ACI Sail at www.aci-sail.com