The "Copa del Rey MAPFRE", which occupies a privilege position on the world sailing calendar, is the "must-attend" event of the Mediterranean's high level fleet, which is held every year in the Bay of Palma, being one of the main sporting and social events of summer.
The 38th edition of this regatta was hold this year between July 27 and August 3, with six days of exciting competition in the Bay of Palma and an extensive program of activities at the Real Club Náutico de Palma, promoter of the event.
At the 38thedition of the Copa del Rey 132 entries and 1,500 sailors from 26 nations competed in 11 classes on four different racing areas. The regatta also pioneered a new scoring system and a new female class, to promote equality in sport. In addition, this edition has promoted environmental sustainability by eliminating single-use plastic bottles and offering reusable packaging to all participants.
The Copa del Rey MAPFRE is much more than a regatta. The intense sports programme is completed back on shore with an exceptional social agenda, that is quite simply a must-visit over the summer in Palma.
King Felipe presented the trophies in Ses Voltes, at the foot of Palma’s Cathedral.
More than 1,600 partners of Ringana, the Austrian natural and vegan cosmetics company with an international presence, participated in the Ringana Next event in June, which was held for the first time at the Congress Center in Palma.
The Palma Congress Center hosted from June 2 to 4 the 68th Congress of the Spanish Association of Pediatrics (AEP), which had to be postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and which has brought together nearly 1,500 pediatricians in the city.
The health professionals of the Balearic Islands were able to celebrate the "VI Gala de la Salut" this year, which they had to postpone due to the pandemic.