Regatta Begins European Olympic Sailing Season
Palma de Mallorca, Spain (March 27, 2013) – Following the 2016 Olympic Quadrennium racing season debut at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, in January, the international fleet is in Palma de Mallorca, Spain for the next event of the series. From April 1-6, a group of American sailors, including members of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and US Sailing Development Team, will compete in ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma against over 850 sailors from 53 countries. Photos, video interviews and reports from the racecourse will be posted on US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider website, and posted on Facebook and Twitter channels.
“Now that we are in the early days of the Rio 2016 Olympic Quad, an event like Sailing World Cup Palma is a good opportunity for U.S. sailors to gain high-level racing experience in the international fleet while working on new techniques, equipment, and, in some cases, teams,” said Josh Adams, Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing (Essex, Mass.).“For the sailors who have committed to sailing in Europe, this regatta is a starting off point for additional events through the spring and summer.” Read the rest of this entry →