Tag: Copa del Rey

  • Biggest ClubSwan fleet of the year gears up for the Copa del Rey in Palma

    Biggest ClubSwan fleet of the year gears up for the Copa del Rey in Palma

    Palma is gearing up to welcome the biggest fleet of ClubSwan yachts seen in the Mediterranean so far this year. The 39th Copa del Rey will see three ClubSwan one design classes take to the water from 2 to 7 August, alongside several other classes that join this high-end regatta. 38 ClubSwan boats set to race […]

  • VIDEO: Climactic finish in store for Swan One Design classes

    VIDEO: Climactic finish in store for Swan One Design classes

    After four days of intense racing at the 38th Copa del Rey MAPFRE, competition is about to get that bit more serious.  Heading into the final two days, the leading boats in the Swan One Design classes may look to be sitting pretty, having built up solid leads over their closest rivals, but a new scoring […]

  • New Mediterranean inshore series launched as International Maxi Association turns 40

    New Mediterranean inshore series launched as International Maxi Association turns 40

    In 2019 the International Maxi Association (IMA) celebrates the 40th anniversary of its establishment by notable maxi boat owners of the day, Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Raul Gardini, John Kilroy and William Whitehouse-Vaux. From its modest, relatively low-key beginnings, today the Association, and the sport it represents, have grown beyond all recognition. The International Maxi […]

  • Copa del Rey brings to a close The Nations Trophy Mediterranean league 2018 for Swan One Designs

    Copa del Rey brings to a close The Nations Trophy Mediterranean league 2018 for Swan One Designs

    While Europe continues to swelter under near record temperatures, a record-breaking 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE applied extra heat to the finale of the season-long Swan One Design contest – The Nations Trophy Mediterranean League. The class winners of this inaugural four-event competition, which began back in March in Monaco, are: Hendrik Brandis’ ClubSwan 50 […]

  • [VIDEO] British America’s Cup team secures first GC32 Racing Tour victory

    [VIDEO] British America’s Cup team secures first GC32 Racing Tour victory

    INEOS Team UK has won the GC32 competition at 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, run by the Club Nautico de Palma. With 19 races held across four days on the Bay of Palma, the British flying catamaran secured the overall win with a race to spare, despite this being just the second ever GC32 Racing […]

  • Alessandro Rombelli Captures big Melges 40 Grand Prix Win at Copa del Rey

    Alessandro Rombelli Captures big Melges 40 Grand Prix Win at Copa del Rey

    After eleven races, Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG with Francesco Bruni as tactician, and crew members Daniele Fiaschi, Luca Faravelli, Iztok Knafelc, Pietro Mantovani, Pierluigi De Felice, and Giorgio, and Martino Tortarolo are 2018 Copa del Rey Mapfre Champions! Rombelli started the day five points ahead of Yukihiro Ishida’s SIKON (Manu Weiller, tactician), and as he has […]

  • Rombelli Rallies to the front at Copa del Rey Mapfre

    Rombelli Rallies to the front at Copa del Rey Mapfre

    Three more races were successfully added to the scoreboard in Palma de Mallorca today at the third event of the Melges 40 Grand Prix circuit, held in conjunction with Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018 hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. Moving up in the standings by leaps and bounds is Alessandro Rombelli’s STIG (Francesco […]

  • Flying high at Copa del Rey

    Flying high at Copa del Rey

    The third of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour’s five events begins tomorrow on the Bay of Palma. Here, for a third consecutive year, the flying catamaran circuit is competing at the prestigious Copa del Rey.  So far this season Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO powered by Team France has been the outstanding performer. They came out on […]

  • Copa del Rey Mapfre ushers in third 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix event

    Copa del Rey Mapfre ushers in third 2018 Melges 40 Grand Prix event

    Melges 40 Grand Prix competition and rivalry picks up this weekend where it left off last in Porto Cervo to conduct the third event of the circuit, and for the very first time, participate as a guest of Copa del Rey Mapfre 2018, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Palma. After the first event at […]

  • Thrilling finale for Swan Yachts during the 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE

    Thrilling finale for Swan Yachts during the 36 Copa del Rey MAPFRE

    A record fleet of 31 Swan yachts from 12 nationalities have competed out of the waters of Palma during the 36 edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE regatta, where the impressive number of 138 boats set to line up carrying the national flags of 26 different countries. Weather conditions were fluctuating all the week […]