The Notice of Race for the European Championship has been amended as follows:
Sweden’s 470 duo Anton Dahlberg and Frederik Bergström secured overall victory in a strong division at this key season opening event before their medal race.
A brisk, NW’ly mistral wind, blowing offshore required contenders at Mallorca’s 50th anniversary Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar to do their best to deal with big changes in wind direction and strength.
As the split from qualifying to finals racing arrived today at the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar, so the strongest breeze of the regatta so far arrived as if on cue. The step up to gold fleet racing can be a blessing or a curse.
While it is a perfect kick start to the Olympic classes season in Europe, the annual Trofeo Princesa Sofia Iberostar serves as a touchstone for year-on-year progress. This time last year, the French womens 470 duo Camille Lecointre and Aloise Retornaz were a new partnership, helm Lecointre having won a bronze medal in Rio with Helene Defrance.
A long opening day of the 50th anniversary edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR was more frustrating for the classes which were sent out to race earlier in the day as they had to contend with an unsettled, very light offshore wind before the afternoon sea breeze which took time to fill.
50th edition of Trofeo S.A.R. Princeca Sofia Iberostar starts tomorrow April 1st, on the beautiful waters of Palma's bay. 118 470 class entries are confirmed with Men's Division being a Men's/Mixed one!
Olympic sailors taking part in the 50th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía Iberostar carried out on Thursday a beach clean at Arenal and Can Pastilla beaches to makes their colleague sailors and citizens aware of the importance of keeping natural areas free of debris.
The Qualification System for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 sets out the qualification system for each of the ten Olympic Sailing events and the 350 athletes.
Registration is still open and the Mallorca Olympic Classes regatta has over 850 boats entered in the event. Nine out of the ten current Olympic World champions will compete in Mallorca.