The 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, the showcase regatta of the Real Club Náutico de Palma, will be held from July 31 to August 7. The countdown to the event is set off with the publication of the Notice of Race, the main document that lays out the schedule, classes and rules for the famous Mediterranean event.
The 39th edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE, organized by the Real Club Náutico de Palma, gets on course with the publication of the Notice of Race today, Friday 23rd April.
The famous competition returns to the bay of Palma (Mallorca, Spain) from July 31 to August 7 for what will undoubtedly be one of the most highly anticipated editions of the world renowned regatta.
11 classes, with the Maxis as a guest class
The 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE is scheduled to host a total of 11 classes, one of which – the Maxi fleet – is a guest class.
So the fleets will be Mallorca Sotheby’s IRC, BMW ORC 1, BMW ORC 2, BMW ORC 3, ClubSwan 50, Swan 45, ClubSwan 42, ClubSwan 36, Herbalife J70, the Women’s Cup class that will sail in J80 and the Maxis.
As for the competition schedule, as usual, the first two days will be reserved for the confirmation of entries and registration, while racing will be held from August 2 to 7, starting each day at 1300hrs. local time. The prize giving ceremony will be held on Saturday, August 7 bringing this 39th edition to a fitting conclusion.
Emerico Fuster, president of the Real Club Náutico de Palma is happy to take this key step on the course of this edition: “With the publication of the Notice of Race, we officially launch the countdown to an edition, the 39th, and we are keener than ever, if that is possible. We are eager to do a good job, so looking forwards to welcoming the sailors, eager to see our club members enjoying sailboat racing competition, and eager to welcome our sponsors again. Reall, all in all we are just so keen to be into living the the Copa del Rey MAPFRE again and all that this great regatta brings, returning to the Mediterranean’s annual summer showcase regatta.”
Registration is open!
With the publication of this document, the registration period also opens, so that those boats that wish to participate in the 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE have until June 15 to register. To do so, they must access the official website of the event: www.regatacopadelrey.com
The 39 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, is organized by the Real Club Náutico de Palma (RCNP) and delegated by the Real Federación Española de Vela (RFEV), with the sponsorship of MAPFRE, the institutional support of the Balearic Islands Government, the City Hall of Palma and the collaboration of the Balearic Islands Port Authority and the Balearic Sailing Federation.
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