The 27th Superyacht Cup Palma ‘renews’ Wally Rose and ‘signs’ Lady M

There is only one month left for the start of the 27th edition of the Superyacht Cup Palmathe longest-running superyacht regatta in Europe, and entries continue to be added. While Wally 24 meters Rose will return for the second consecutive year to the Majorcan test, the Lady M.a 39-meter Dubois design built by the New Zealand shipyard Fitzroy Yachts, will take part in this regatta for the first time. The countdown is already underway and it will be held from June 21 to 24 in the bay of Palma.

“The Superyacht Cup Palma began its journey in 1996 as a simple party on the jetty for the crews of the boats waiting to cross the Atlantic and as a celebration of the end of the Mediterranean regatta season.. Over the years we have worked hard to evolve and improve the event, keeping the focus on fun and quality competition, while incorporating pioneering initiatives. This year we are going back to our roots, hosting all the superyachts together at the Real Club Náutico de Palma and adding jetty parties to our social programme. We are looking forward to welcoming old friends back and greeting newcomers,” said Kate Branagh, Superyacht Cup Palma Director.

One of the attractions of this year’s edition will be the fight for the title between the modern Ribelle -last seen in the race in 2017- and his partner from the Vitters team, pattoowhich will seek to repeat last year’s victory in its class. The duo of Nautor Swan units could also star in an interesting duel at sea: the Swan 80 umikowhich returns after its debut in 2021, and the Swan 100 Onyxwhich will debut at the Superyacht Cup Palma. It will also be the first time in the test for the cruise Miss Silver36 meters long and designed by Dubois.

For his part, the J-Class ships like the svea and the Velsheda They will also star in a long-awaited comeback. “The Superyacht Cup Palma has always been a great show. Sailing in Palma is always one of the highlights of my season and this regatta strikes the perfect balance between well organized and competitive racing on the water and a fun and friendly atmosphere on land”, said Steve Hayles, veteran of The Ocean Race and habitual of the SYC, who will compete aboard the svea as a navigator Finally, This year, the charitable support of the Superyacht Cup Palma will go to the Save The Med Foundation, which works for a clean and healthy Mediterranean Sea.

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