50th Anniversary of Trofeo Princesa Regatta

The Trofeo Princesa sailing program celebrated their 50th anniversary this year. It is considered an elite category for Olympic sailing which makes it an important international sailing event. This year it was held from 29th March to 6th April. Held in Majorcan waters, this event was jointly organized by Club Maritimo San Antonio de la Playa, Nautic S’Arenal, Real Club Nautico de Palma, Spanish and Balearic federations.

This is considered one of the important Olympic class regattas. As a result, every year there is a high level of participation seen here across several countries. On average, there are thousand sailors that participate from 50 or 60 nations. They come to Mallorca to take part in this preferred regatta. The organizing team, infrastructure, and quality of the organization, as well as weather conditions in the Palma Bay, are ensured of optimal standards for such a world competition event to take place.

The Royal family is involved and their hospitality shows here along with event management team that remains dedicated for ensuring the success of the event every year. This year’s event had a presentation which was attended by members of the Spanish team that won the Olympics. These included Nico Rodríguez who had won gold medal recently at the World Cup tournament series that was held in Miami. Other Olympic team members such as Jordi Xammar and Silvia Mas stated that the victories they obtained here ensured that they were working right for their desired objectives. Most of their goal set on Olympic medal attainment in the forthcoming Olympics in 2020 in Tokyo.

Silvia Mas stated that the presence of mixed teams in this event helped to provide unique challenges to the sailors which also help them to test different skills and abilities. This regatta was also a selection event for 49er, Nacra 17 classes for the Pan American games this year.