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.
The pair Ricardo Paranhos/Rodolfo Streibel (BRA) won the South American Championship of class 470, closed on Sunday (17) in Porto Alegre.
Nine teams take place in the Championship (8 from Brazil and 1 from Argentina) which continues until Sunday March 17th.
Ryunosuke Harada who participated in the men's 470 class in the 2012 London Olympics and Naoko Kamata who participated in the women's 470 class in the 2008 Beijing Olympics were invited to hold a talk show and held a Q and A session twice.
They dominated the race the three days without giving option to their rivals.