Organized by Projecto Azores, in conjunction with Clube Naval of Ponta Delgada, the Troféu Recorde C.N.P.D.L. want to reward  sailors who want to stablish records in pre-defined pathways by the organization. The participation in this race is open to all boats and sailors. There are three paths to stablish sailing records. They are the “roundtrip Ponta Delgada/ilhéu da Vila” (22 miles), “Back to the island of S. Miguel” (85 miles) and “roundtrip Ponta Delgada/Santa Maria (121 miles) .
The rules that compose up this sporting event are based on the ones used in international events, of the same character, with the aim of ensuring a greater rigour and equality for all participants. At the same time the organization ensures that the times established are official and undeniable.
This kind of evidence, under which is organized, being a novelty in the region, also has the purpose of calling the largest number of sailors to participate in this type of event that is traditionally done outside the normal sailing races templates.