The 20th edition of PalmaVela reaches 150 registrations


The 20th edition of the PalmaVela, the first major regatta of the year in the Mediterranean that will be held from April 26 to May 5, has reached the figure of 150 entries, confirmed this Friday by the organizer of the event, Real Palma Nautical Club (RCNP).

A little less than a month before La Larga begins, the first of the three regattas together with the 52 Super Series and the multiclass regatta that make up the 10 days of PalmaVela competition, more than a hundred boats have confirmed their presence .

“Yesterday at eight in the afternoon, as indicated in the regatta announcement, we closed the registration period with enormous satisfaction for the response of both the national and international fleet to this 20th anniversary of the most extensive regatta in competition days. and in number participating classes not only from the Balearic Islands but from the entire Mediterranean,” said Vivi Mainemare, RCNP sports coordinator.

The director of the RCNP, Manuel Fraga, highlighted “the continuous sporting work” that the club does “from grassroots sailing to high competition in both Olympic and cruising classes.” “We have a very intense year ahead of us apart from the Princess Sofía Cruise Trophy that we just finished, with the PalmaVela in a month and the Copa del Rey MAPFRE, the J/70 class World Championship at the end of summer, the European OK Dinghy Championship and the Swan World Nations League, The Nations League, in autumn and in November a new height regatta for the Mini 6.50″ class between Palma-Melilla-Palma,” he noted.