Rolex and the Sea: A Legacy of Precision and Prestige in the 2024 Yachting Calendar

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For nearly seven decades, Rolex has been synonymous with the pinnacle of yachting excellence, mirroring the precision, craftsmanship, and elegance that fans of appreciate in fine jewelry. As we navigate through 2024, Rolex continues to champion the spirit of sailing, reinforcing its commitment to the sport’s most distinguished events and figures.

A Season of Mastery and Tradition

The 2024 Rolex yachting calendar is a testament to the enduring partnership between the Swiss watchmaking legend and the sailing world. This year’s lineup features an array of competitions that not only challenge the limits of human and technological capability but also celebrate the rich traditions of the sea.

SailGP Season 4: A Showcase of Innovation and Talent

The season sets sail with SailGP Season 4, a global spectacle that brings together the world’s elite sailors, including Rolex Testimonees like Hannah Mills, Tom Slingsby, and Sir Ben Ainslie. With six thrilling events remaining, including the grand finale in San Francisco, the season promises unmatched excitement and skill.

Rolex TP52 World Championship: A Tradition of Excellence

July will see the prestigious Rolex TP52 World Championship in Newport, Rhode Island. Hosted by the New York Yacht Club, this event underscores Rolex’s foundational ties to yachting, featuring intense inshore racing among a fleet of perfectly matched yachts.

Celebrating Partnerships: The Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and Rolex Swan Cup

Come September, the focus shifts to Sardinia for the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Rolex Swan Cup, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. These events not only highlight competitive sailing at its finest but also mark the 40th anniversary of Rolex’s partnership with Nautor Swan and the YCCS, a milestone of commitment and excellence.

Endurance and Adventure: The Rolex Middle Sea and Sydney Hobart Yacht Races

The year culminates with the Rolex Middle Sea Race and the iconic Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, challenging sailors to navigate demanding courses over several days. These races epitomize the spirit of adventure and the relentless pursuit of excellence, values shared by Rolex and aficionados of fine jewelry alike.

2024 Rolex Key Yachting Events:

From the high-octane Sail Grand Prix events across the globe to the strategic inshore races and grueling offshore challenges, the 2024 calendar is rich with opportunities to witness the synergy between precision, luxury, and the indomitable spirit of sailing.
Join Us in Celebrating a Year of Unparalleled Sailing Excellence

As Rolex continues to chart a course alongside the world’s premier yachting events, we invite you to experience the journey through 2024, where tradition meets innovation in the quest for perfection. Stay tuned for updates on SailGP Season 5 and immerse yourself in the world where luxury watches and the art of sailing converge, reflecting the values cherished by’s discerning audience.


KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix, 24–25 February 2024
ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, 23–24 March 2024
Rolex China Sea Race, 5–9 April 2024
Bermuda Sail Grand Prix, 4–5 May 2024
Canada Sail Grand Prix, 1–2 June 2024
Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix, 22–23 June 2024
Sail GP Season 4 Grand Final San Francisco, 13–14 July 2024
Rolex TP52 World Championship, 15–20 July 2024
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, 8–14 September 2024
Rolex Swan Cup 15–21 September 2024
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez, 27 September–6 October 2024
Rolex Middle Sea Race, 19–26 October 2024
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, 26–31 December 2024