The Countdown begins: 38 COPA DEL REY MAPFRE
Do you want to attend one of the biggest sporting and social events of the Spanish summer?
Do not miss the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, organized by the Real Club Náutico in Palma de Mallorca, which will be held in the bay of Palma from July 27 to August 3, 2019. More than 140 boats from 25 countries will participate in this edition: such as the United States, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Russia, Argentina, Turkey, Estonia, Portugal, and of course Spain. Also, this year, great news is planned!
The main news of the 38 Copa del Rey Mapfre 2019:
New classification system
This 2019 edition will be hard fought until the end with the new classification system. There will be two phases: one qualifying and one final. In this way the final dispute of the podium is decided in the last two days of races with a great equality of the first classified.
So there will be a lot of expectation until the last races of the regatta.
The Copa del Rey 2019 is now also for women
Another great news is the introduction of the new female class Purobeach Women's Cup. In a year in which there has been much talk about women and their role in society, women's participation in this competition could not be left out, to reinforce their presence in sailing as in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic classes and Paris 2024.
The Viper 640 is the monotype boat chosen, for its strength and spectacle, so that the talent of each patron and her crew of up to 4 sailors will be put into play.
The Copa del Rey MAPFRE, a social event
The competition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE is not only sport but also an essential social event of the summer in Palma. Personalities from the world of sports and other celebrities will join the more than 1,500 crew to celebrate this great event with gastronomic tastings, live music and parties. In the social event program of the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE highlights the ceremony of trophies on Saturday August 3, presided over by King Felipe VI in the enclosure of Ses Voltes, a unique location located at the foot of the Gothic cathedral of Palma.
The Copa del Rey from the Costa Azul Hotel
The Hotel Costa Azul enjoys a privileged situation in this sports and social setting. Just 10 minutes walking from the Real Club Nautico, Hotel Costa Azul in Paseo Marittimo is the preferred accommodation for sailors, family and press personnel who do not want to miss the emotions of the close competition. The views of the wonderful bay of Palma and the Cathedral are a spectacular opportunity to come and enjoy our rich buffet breakfast watching the best sailors compete or, for Instagram friends, make an impact selfie while enjoying a refreshing cocktail in our Tramuntana Terrace-Restaurant.
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