THE CREAM RISES AS FINALS RACING STARTS AT THE TROFEO PRINCESA SOFIA06 Apr 2023
With the 52 Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca by Iberostar moving into the decisive Finals phase on the Bay of Palma, leading contenders today finally got their first real feel for how much the level has moved up since last season.
A TIME TO SHINE AS THE SEABREEZE LIGHTS UP THE 52 TROFEO PRINCESA SOFIA05 Apr 2023
A day when the local Embat sea breeze came in on cue at 12-13kts allowed Mallorca’s showcase 52 Trofeo Princesa Sofia to complete qualifying series for all classes, allowing tomorrow’s Finals to be contested on schedule to decide who will compete in Saturday’s titles decider.
MARCO GRADONI, ITALY'S OPTI HERO CAMPAIGNING FOR PARIS 2024 AND AMERICA’S CUP05 Apr 2023
Italy's Marco Gradoni made competitive sailing history between 2017 and 2019 when he became the first athlete to win the Optimist World Championships three times in a row, achieving the worlds hat trick in Antigua where there was a record entry of 250 sailors from 65 nations. In 2019 he became the youngest ever winner of the Rolex Sailor of the Year at 15 years old.
CHALLENGES FOR ALL AT THE 52 TROFEO PRINCESA SOFÍA04 Apr 2023
Shifting wind directions and big changes of wind pressure again taxed competitors and race organisers alike as Mallorca’s giant 52 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mallorca by Iberostar assumed its full size and shape when all ten Olympic classes took to the racing waters over the course of a very long day on the Bay of Palma.
NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED FOR 2023 OPEN EUROPEAN TROPHY & MASTER’S CUP04 Apr 2023
The Notice of Race for the 2023 470 Class Open European Trophy & Master's Cup taking place in Bracciano, Italy from 1 to 5 August 2023 has been published.
2023 470/420 EASTERN EUROPEANS NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED04 Apr 2023
The Notice of Race for the 2023 470/420 Class Eastern European Championship taking place in Nida, Lithuania from 21-24 August 2023 has been published.
LIGHT, SHIFTY WINDS AFFECT THE OPENING DAY PROGRAMME AT 52 TROFEO PRINCESA SOFIA03 Apr 2023
No races for the 470 Mixed fleet.
After Mallorca had delivered more than two weeks of great winds and weather which were perfect for pre-regatta training, the 1259 athletes from 66 nations at the 52 Trofeo Princesa Sofia Olympic classes regatta had to endure an ultimately frustrating opening day of unsettled, changeable winds which badly affected the scheduled programme.
ALL EYES ARE ON THE BAY OF PALMA AS THE 52 TROFEO PRINCESA SOFÍA OPENS MONDAY02 Apr 2023
Mallorca‘s renowned Bay of Palma is set to see the biggest ever racing fleet take to its waters as the Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mallorca by Iberostar lifts the curtain on the 2023 Olympic classes season.
A VITAL OLYMPIC SEASON ABOUT TO START IN PALMA01 Apr 2023
A vital season of Olympic sailing competition is about to begin in Palma, Mallorca.
ROAD TO GOLD | Q&A CALL WITH WILL RYAN, 2020 470 OLYMPIC CHAMPION29 Mar 2023
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