Martine Grael (BRA) and Ida Nielsen (DEN) were each looking to win here in Palma with only 4 points separating them and three 10 minute races to compete. The first…Read More
Day 5 - 2014 World Cup of Sailing - Palma The day began ominously with the 48 hour storm still in full effect. By game time however, the wind had…Read More
April 3, 2014 - Sailing World Cup of Palma Overnight the USS Harry Truman, a Nimitz Class Aircraft carrier, came into the bay of Palma, quite possibly to escape the…Read More
April 2, 2014 - Sailing World Cup - Palma The 49er Gold Fleet was treated to a strong offshore wind today of up to 20 knots that threw crews around…Read More
Both the 49er and 49erFX managed to get three races each on the first day of Qualifying in Palma. After an overcast start to the day, the clouds parted and…Read More
The format of the regatta is 2 days of split fleet qualifying, with 50% of the fleet racing together at any one time. Then the top 25 teams will make it to gold fleet for 3 days of gold fleet racing. Finally, the top 10 will race in the theatre, for 3 X 10 minute, single point races.