THE 52 TROFEO PRINCESA SOFÍA OPENS 2023'S ROAD TO PARIS 202424 Mar 2023
The Mallorcan regatta, which will be held from 29 March to 8 April on the Bay of Palma, marks the start of a crucial season for the teams in the run-up to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
The 52nd edition of the Trofeo Princesa Sofía has a special importance just over a year before the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad begin in Paris. The best Olympic sailing specialists in the world will meet in the Bay of Palma as a taste of what may happen at the French regatta off Marseille.
The changes in the Olympic classes have also affected the Trofeo Princesa Sofía as did the division of 470 into male and female categories which have given way to the unification in 470 Mixed.
The first Sailing World Cup 2023 event will be followed by the Semaine Olympique Française in April in France, the Allianz Regatta in May-June in the Netherlands and the Kieler Woche in June in Germany. The hopefuls for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games have just 16 months to complete their preparations, and in the Princess Sofia they will find out where they stand in relation to their rivals and what their real chances are of achieving the coveted Olympic glory.