The Route

The 5,010 kilometre journey starts from the tip of Africa, departing from Tangiers, Morocco and tracking along the coasts of Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Croatia, and back to the finishing line at Cervia, Italy. The route visits 7 different countries, 22 different ports, and crosses 6 different seas, 1 strait and 2 gulfs.

The Original Pepsi Ski Team Route - June 1970

Leg 1 Tangier to Estepona via the Strait of Gibraltar

Leg 2 Estepona to Adra via the Alboran Sea

Leg 3 Adra to Alicante via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 4 Alicante to Valencia via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 5 Valencia to Barcelona via the Balearic Sea

Leg 6 Barcelona to Marseille via the Balearic Sea

Leg 7 Marseille to St. Tropez via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 8 St. Tropez to Monaco via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 9 Monaco to Genoa via the Ligurian Sea

Leg 10 Genoa to La Spezia via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 11 La Spezia to Leghorn (Livorno) via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 12 Leghorn to Civitavecchia via the Tyrrhenian Sea

Leg 13 Civitavecchia to Naples via the Tyrrhenian Sea

Leg 14 Naples to Reggio via the Tyrrhenian Sea

Leg 15 Reggio to Crotone via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 16 Crotone to Brindisi via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 17 Brindisi to Francavilla a Mare via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 18 Francavilla a Mare to Ancona via the Mediterranean

Leg 19 Ancona to Venice via the Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea & Gulf of Venice

Leg 20 Venice to Trieste via the Adriatic Sea & Gulf of Trieste

Leg 21 Trieste to Pula via the Mediterranean Sea

Leg 22 Pula to Cervia via the Adriatic Sea