Il Giro dei Venti
Il Giro dei Venti

Frequently Asked Questions

For the moment this option is not provided. Candidates who present themselves without a partner will be placed on the waiting list. Should another candidate request a partner, we will allow you to join together and form a team. 

Yes. As per regulations, registration can be made by a pair of cycling friends or a pair of sailing friends.

Unfortunately, this is not possible. The two couples must register separately. The crews will be extracted by lottery and formed on the first day of the event.

Of course. You can request to rent a sailboat, including a skipper, for the duration of the event. The boats available are very similar: the length varies from 37 to 44 feet.

Of course. You can rent a racing bike for the duration of the event. 

Yes, but keep in mind that for all 8 days of the event you will stay on the boat with the crew you are paired with. When needed, you may be asked to help out the crew while sailing. Instructions will be provided directly by the sailors.

You can still sign up even if you are not a cyclist. Sailors do not participate in the cycling stages. 

The crews, consisting of a pair of sailors and a pair of cyclists, will be drawn at random on the first day of the event.

The maximum number of crews is 50. If additional requests are received, they will be placed on the waiting list. The number of cycling pairs permitted must correspond to the pairs of sailors registered and admitted to the event. Extra pairs of cyclists will be placed on the waiting list. Should new pairs of sailors be admitted to the event, new teams will be formed (maximum 50 crews).

The registration fee includes, for each person:

  • Welcome aperitivo (Day 1)
  • 7 breakfasts (Days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • 6 lunches (Days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
  • 6 dinners (Days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
  • Participation in all event activities dedicated to the discovery of Salento (Days 3 and 6) and Corfu (Days 4 and 5)
  • Participation in the closing party held at the Workness headquarters in an eighteenth-century Filograna building in Spongano; possibility of bringing a guest
  • A Cyclist Bag containing a cycling shirt and shorts, T-shirt and Bermuda shorts, or a Sailing Bag containing two T-shirts and two Bermuda shorts
  • Mooring at Santa Maria di Leuca (LE) and Gouvia
  • Bus transfers (r/t) during the experience in Salento (Days 3 and 6)
  • Boat transfers (r/t) from Gouvia to Corfu, and vice versa (Day 5)

The registration fee does not include:

  • Fuel for the boat
  • Boat rental, equal to 1.500,00 € + VAT (optional)
  • Bike rental of 350,00 € + VAT (optional)
  • Compulsory insurance policy
  • Optional insurance policy

Everything that has not been specifically indicated in the program and travel terms outlined in the section “The fee includes” of the event regulations.

Yes, it is mandatory. Il Giro dei Venti wants participants to have a 360-degree, completely immersive experience. The regulations stipulate that all crew members stay overnight on a boat for the duration of the event.

Registration for Il Giro dei Venti opens on December 5th, 2022, immediately following the press conference presenting the second edition of Il Giro dei Venti at Workness in Milano.

To register for the event,  go to the official Il Giro dei Venti website (, click on the ‘Registration’ tab and sign up using the form provided. For further information, the contact number is +39 3938861261.

Yes, there is medical assistance on land and at sea. In addition to ensuring the well-being of athletes, there will be a team of physiotherapists available for the duration of the event. 

Certainly. Each athlete can bring a guest to the closing party held at the Workness headquarters in Spongano.