4 August, 2018 News

Pez de Abril, winner of the 2018 'Copa del Rey' race

‘Pez de Abril’, Portman based race yacht from Murcia, skippered by Jose María Meseguer, emerged victorious in the Swan 42 class at the ‘Mapfre Copa del Rey’ competition held in Palma de Mallorca waters.

The Murcia-based boat scored its second consecutive success in the most prestigious yacht racing competition in Spain. ‘Pez de Abril’ started the last day of racing in third place drawn on points with the 2nd placed boat and four points away from the leaders, the Italian boat ‘Selene’. The defending champions completed the last day of racing with an outstanding performance, overtaking their closest rivals, finishing first and winning the championship. One point away was ‘Selene’ in second place, and the Romanian yacht ‘Natalia’ finished third.

Source: La Opinión Daily