February 24, 2024

PALMA, 5 Aug. (from the particular envoy of EUROPA PRESS, Andrea Garcia Acuna) –

The ‘Scugnizza’, in compensated time, and the ‘Patakin’, in actual time, have been proclaimed absolute champions of the forty first version of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE crusing, which ended this Saturday within the bay of Palma after the dispute of the sixth day of competitors, whereas ‘Aifos’, skippered by King Felipe VI, completed second within the Majorica ORC1 class, one of the best place achieved by the monarch within the regatta that honors him.

He had by no means been on the rostrum of the Don Felipe Cup, which had two fourth locations in 2021, already as king and in addition with the Spanish Navy ship, and in 2008, nonetheless as prince and aboard his pal’s ‘CAM’ Fernando Leon, as finest outcomes.

This Saturday, with second and fourth locations within the two occasions held, Admiral Jaime Rodriguez Toubes’s boat moved up one place to complete the second regatta, 13 factors behind the category winner, the ‘Palibex-Elena Nova’. In the meanwhile, the present monarch continues with out emulating his father, the emeritus king Juan Carlos I, who raised the title as much as 5 occasions.

The instability of the wind considerably delayed the day within the bay, the place the eight courses confronted the battle for the title. Within the first of the courses in corrected time, the Majorica ORC1, the ‘Palibex-Elena Nova’ confirmed its closing victory after successful the 2 rounds disputed, the primary one forward of Felipe VI’s ‘Aifos’.

The Navy vessel, with the monarch on the helm, was second within the first race and fourth within the second, which allowed it to go up one place in comparison with Friday. Francesco Bertone’s ‘Lisa R’, who additionally took fourth and second, moved as much as third place behind ‘From Now On’.

Undoubtedly, one of many fundamental stars of the day within the Balearic capital was Javier Banderas’ ‘Soho CaixaBank Theater’, which revalidated the title gained in 2021 and 2022, ending the regatta undefeated. Two new victories this Saturday permit him to complete the ultimate sequence -after successful all of the rounds of the earlier sequence as well- with an immaculate rating of six factors, 13 greater than his quick pursuers.

Basilio Marquinez’s ‘Seabery Dralion’ confirmed his second place general within the class with a second and a seventh to complete with the identical models (19) as Pedro Gil’s ‘Maverta’.

In Majorica ORC3, dangerous luck struck with the hitherto chief, Carles Rodriguez’s ‘Laplaza Assessors’, which collided with ‘Yellow Rose’ on the race course positioned within the heart of the bay through the first race of the day , gained by Vicenzo de Blasio’s ‘Scugnizza’, who has managed to defend his crown and has additionally gained absolutely the title of the compensated time courses. With two first locations, the Italian ship leads a podium accomplished by Jorge Martinez Doreste’s ‘Concesur 50 Years’ and Ignacio Campos’ ‘Tanit IV-Medilevel’.

In Majorica ORC4, Scott Beattie’s ‘Simply The Job’ retained the lead and lifted the title, all in a day wherein Gonzalo Calvo’s ‘Lassal’ gained the 2 assessments to substantiate ‘silver’. Arturo Montes’ ‘Ybarra-Befesa’, with a fourth and a 3rd, climbed to the ultimate podium.

Among the many ClubSwan 50 one-designs, Marcus Brennecke’s ‘Hatari’ repeats the title thanks to 2 seconds within the two assessments held. The German ‘Niramo’ -with fourth and fifth- and Andrea Lacorte’s ‘Vitamin’ -with first and seventh- defended their positions and completed second and third, respectively.

Nor did Pedro Vaquer’s ‘Nadir’ fail at ClubSwan 42, who was main the final day and who, with a win and a 3rd place, will as soon as once more elevate the trophy as in 2022. Jose Maria Meseguer’s ‘Pez de Abril’ , who gained the title in 2017 and 2018, completed the race second to 6 factors, simply forward of the Italian ‘Koyre-Spirit of Nerina’.

Luis Albert Solana’s ‘Patakin’ didn’t give rise to surprises both and have become the brand new champion of the Herbalife J70 class, in addition to absolutely the winner among the many courses that compete in actual time. These from the Actual Membership Nautico de Palma achieved first and second locations and lead Luis Bugallo’s ‘Usana-Les Roches’ by 5 factors within the closing standings. The ‘Cling Ten’ of Mon Canellas, present Spanish champion and winner of the second spherical of the day, climbed into the third drawer.

Within the feminine class Mallorca Sotheby’s Girls’s Cup -where they compete aboard J80 monotypes-, Maria Bover’s ‘Staff RCNP Balearia’ asserted their two seconds this Saturday to storm the highest of the standings and repeat the title, to the detriment Nuria Sanchez’s ‘Dorsia Coviran’ and the Olympian Natalia Through-Dufresne -two fourths-, and ‘Etnia Barcelona-Zona Norte’ consolidated third.

The forty first version of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE is organized by the Actual Membership Nautico de Palma and the Royal Spanish Crusing Federation (RFEV), with the sponsorship of MAPFRE and the institutional collaboration of the Authorities of the Balearic Islands, Palma Metropolis Council, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands and the Balearic Crusing Federation.