History - Vele d'Epoca di Imperia

Born in 1986 from an intuition of Pier Franco Gavagnin, manager of Portosole Sanremo, Vele d’Epoca di Imperia has become a fundamental date for classic regattas in the Mediterranean sea. About 30 yachts participated to the first edition and they represented an important step for a future development. During the years the ragatta entered in other International Challenges but in 2006 Officine Panerai became Title Sponsor of Vele d’Epoca and included them in the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. Thanks to this synergy, Imperia every two years represents a point of reference for these extraordinary classic boats and many visitors come to admire these enchanting Queens.