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.
From June 4 to 9, The Palma Convention Center will host the largest international congress of the year in Palma, organized by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).
The Port Adriano marina reopens the doors of the Aftersun Market, one of the most popular pop-up markets in Mallorca, which celebrates its seventh edition, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 26 to June 18.
1600 professionals from 30 different countries around the world have come to Palma de Mallorca (Spain) for the great night of the international hairdressing industry, the 5th year of the International Hairdressing Awards, which represent an indisputable consolidation of the event.