Friday, June 7, 2019

Record Set @ CaixaBank Trofeo Conde de Godó

J/80s sailing off Barcelona, Spain
(Barcelona, Spain)- The prestigious regatta organized by the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona since 1974, the CaixaBank Conde de Godó Trophy, saw a new record set this past weekend. On the final day of the 46th edition of the event, the J/80 BRIBON-MOVISTAR of Marc de Antonio and Sofia Bertrand became the most successful team in the history of the event. It was the 16th victory for the BRIBON MOVISTAR team in the Conde de Godó, adding eleven titles in Offshore Racing and five in one-design classes.
J/80 Bribon Movistar team in Barcelona, Spain
While the J/80 Class saw domination from the BRIBON-MOVISTAR team, the team of Pepequin Orbaneja and Rafael Lasso on LES ROCHES- CRISANDKIM TRAVEL were hot on their heels for the entire regatta to take the silver. Third was the women’s sailing team on DORSIA SAILING TEAM, skippered by Ana Pujol Puyal with owner Natalia Via-Dufresne.
Spanish J/80 women's sailing team
In the J/70 class, the Russian NEW TERRITORIES team of Alexei Semenov, with Spain’s Olympic Medallist Hugo Rocha on board, won with comfort, without having to do the last race. Second was the Spanish “G75 Team” skippered by G. Panei and Martinez Doreste (owner- Petter Fjellstad), and the Polish team on MOONRAKER, sailed by Pawel Boksa, won two races enroute to finishing in the third place.

Organized by the Real Club Nautico de Barcelona with the collaboration of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation and the Catalan Sailing Federation, the 46th CaixaBank Conde de Godó Trophy is sponsored by CaixaBank and supported by La Vanguardia, the City Council of Barcelona and the Generalitat de Catalunya. Collaborating companies are Gramona, Estrella Damm, Royal Bliss, VIP Style Magazine, Veri, Benfumat, Nordés and Mizuno.  Follow the Trofeo de Vela Conde de Godo on Facebook here   For more Trofeo de Vela Conde de Godo sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.