Tuesday, 12. April 2011 09:22 Age: 7 yrs

Princesa Sofia Mapfre Regatta in Palma

Category: Racing News

By: br

2. -9. April 2011, Palma de Mallorca

First European Sailing World Cup Event

“This year, the Princesa Sofia Mapfre Trophy has reached the unprecedented record of 710 boats from 53 countries. There is little doubt that no other sporting event in Spain has ever reached such a level of international competition.” explains Event Director, Jaume Carbonell.

The Princesa Sofia Mapfre trophy, the first European Sailing World Cup event brought fierce competition to Palma with many teams in contention for Olympic test event and Olympic Games selections.

Finn class
83 competitors

Gold: Ben Ainslie - GBR 3
Silver: Gilles Scott - GBR 41
Bronze: Thomas Le Breton - FRA 29

All reuslts click here!

For Ben Ainslie, the Olympic champion, is also taking the Ultimate Trophy which crowns the best sailor across all classes in the event. “The come back to the Finn has been hard work. I need to work more on my fitness. It is good to see the other British do well, it is motivating and is good for sailing in England.” Ainslie's next stop will be Hyères and Sail for Gold for the start of the British Olympic selections.

Star class
39 teams

Gold: GBR - Percy/Simpson 
Silver: GER - Stanjek/Kleen
Bronze: BRA - Grael/Ferreira
15. rank: SUI - Marazzi/De Maria

All results click here!


Congratulations to all competitors!

Event website click here!