Olympic Beach Clean Up Driven by Sailors

Article courtesy of www.trofeoprincesasofia.org Olympic sailors taking part in the 50th edition of the Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía Iberostar carried out on Thursday a beach clean at Arenal and Can Pastilla beaches to makes their colleague sailors and citizens aware of the importance of keeping natural areas free of debris. This action, an initiative from […]

Palma Preview 50th Trofeo Princesa Sofia

The Olympic sailing world reconvenes next week on the Spanish island of Mallorca, where we will see over 1,200 athletes competing across the ten Olympic classes at the annual Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Iberostar regatta, this year celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Olympic regatta held on the Bay of Palma marks the beginning of the […]

Young Olympic Talent Emerging, Earning Their Time in the Sun

Day 3 A perfect day of three wins in the 49er FX fleet sees Germany’s Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz sitting 30 points clear at the head of the Women’s Skiff class after nine races at Mallorca’s Trofeo Princesa Sofía IBEROSTAR Making the difference so far is the Germans’ superior strength and experience, as one […]

Notable Entries for Palma 2017

It’s Palma time again, and that means it’s the first chance to drool at sun soaked Mediterranean photos of the worlds best sailors, and those who wish to become them. Especially fun is Palma in the year after the games, as it’s the first large regatta where many of the top sailors will get back […]

New Faces on Podium in Palma

Six new faces stood on the 49er and 49erFX podiums in Palma after some wonderful performances this week.  In the 49erFX, the Schutt sisters won the event in convincing fashion stretching their lead to thirty points by the end.  This is the first time onto the podium for the duo and adds a new name […]

Challenge of Gold Fleet Racing Brings Out the Best

The story in 49er land was all about navigating small talented fleets and trying to string together good races.  With only 25 boats in top flight 49er sailing literally everybody on the water can take a race.  This regatta, like most it’s all about putting up a good day in order to march up the […]

Danes Dominating Gold Fleet in 49erFX

Gold fleet racing got under way and the Danes are showing their depth so far.  Jena Hansen and Katja Iversen are picking up where they left off in Clearwater by leading the pack.  Jena and Katja took scores of 1, 10, 16 putting them three points up on team mates Maiken and Anne-Julie Schutt.  The […]

Gold Fleets Set in Palma

After two crazy day of racing the 49er and 49erFX fleets are all set for Gold fleet racing.  With only four racing in qualifying there was a huge importance on starting out this event well, made especially challenging by the unstable conditions.  Day 2 proved slightly less extreme than day 1 where boats were toppled […]