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Terra da mare 2012 and Herceg Novi Cup

This year's edition of "Terra da mare" race, held in 27 till 29. April, saw as many as 46 ships sail from Bari to Herceg Novi. Vast majority were Italian, with 6 Montenegrin, 3 Serbian and 2 with Russian crew.

Impressive 24 meters long boat "Idrusa" of Grand Mistrall class, from Brindisi, has sailed into Herceg Novi City Port at 4:49:49 and was the first to arrive from Italy. One minut later, a smaller sailboat "Fetch 4" arrived, but won the race, based on handicap scoring.

Best non-Italian crew was 7-man crew of "Jovo Dabovic" boat club from Baosic, which arrived at the City Port with its 12-meter long sailboat at 13:06:35, after sailing across Adriatic Sea for a little more than 24 hours.

"Terra da mare" race is estimated to have brought around 500 people to the city.

On April 29th, traditional Herceg novi Cup was held in Boka Kotorska aquatorium. Fastest boat was Black Mistery, with Sasa Kekovic leading the crew.