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Daily Archives: 04/08/2018

37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Ineos Team UK racing in the GC32 fleet on day 3 of the 37th Copa del Rey MAPFRE in Palma - photo © Nico Martinez / Copa del Rey MAPFRE

The traditional coastal race at 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE is a break from the usual diet of windward-leeward races. In today’s light sea breeze conditions and sweltering summer temperatures it may have felt longer than the actual miles sailed – especially for the smaller boats – but the headlands and consequent transition zones made for an interesting challenge. Even ...

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GC32 Racing Tour

A flying start on day 1 of the GC32 Racing Tour at the 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE - photo © Sailing Energy / GC32 Racing Tour

The two America’s Cup teams did not have it all their own way as racing got underway today for the GC32 Racing Tour fleet on the Bay of Palma at the Mediterranean’s most prestigious multi-class regatta, 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE. While Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO and Sir Ben Ainslie’s INEOS Team UK were the blockbusters, comfortably winning the first four ...

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