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XXIV Regatta Illes Balears Classics – Club de Mar Mallorca | 15 – 18 August

XXIII Regata Illes Balears ClassicsVela Clásica Mallorca16.08.2017 - 19.08.2017

April 30, 2018

The most important classic sailing regatta in Mallorca, to take place in Club de Mar Mallorca from 15 to 18 August, has been presented today at noon in Palma’s International Boat Show, with the presence of the general manager at IDI, Nuria Hinojosa.

Club de Mar Mallorca presented today in Palma’s International Boat Show the XXIV Illes Balears Clàssics regatta. Manuel Nadal, the entity’s commodore, said that “this edition is going to be one of the most spectacular ones” and has announced the participation of the 15-meter class. In this announcement there was also Nuria Hinojosa, manager at the Entrepreneurial Innovation Institute of the Balearic Islands (IDI).

Manuel Nadal highlighted that the classic and vintage yachts regatta organised by Club de Mar is one of the most committed nautical events in the Balearic Islands with the divulgation of the maritime culture and patrimony. “Just the fact of watching these yachts sail in our Bay is a luxury for us”, he said. He also remarked the importance of having the 15-meter class. “One more year we will have Hispania, which used to belong to King Alfonso XIII, and her class coleagues, Tuiga, Mariksa and The Lady Anne”.

One of the new features in this year’s regatta in the invitation to the 6M Class, in which the emeritus king sails on board the Bribón. “Since they are participating in the Copa del Rey, we have invited them to come and sail in the Illes Balears Clàssics, and we are already speaking with them so they can compite in this race”, said Club de Mar’s commodore.