Princess Sofia Trophy (Coaching Tour) Palma, Spain.
September 27 - October 10
Silver/Gold Level Coaching Tour
SailCoach has been offing “Coaching Tour” for over 25 years, therefore, we have the experience that brings, the confidence you can rely on for this important regatta. The SailCoach Coaching Tour package has everything you need to have a successful championship, with none of the hassles.
By signing up with us, you get a dedicated, skilled coach who in most cases has campaigned at the Olympic level. These “Coaching Tours” are offed in small coaching support groups with a target group size of six sailors. We aim to provide a complete package including airport transfers, accommodation, boat charter, and our outstanding coaching. All you have to do is enter the regatta and book your flights, what could be more simple.
A typical day would start with a morning briefing, looking over the weather forecasting and communicate anything important that came from the coaches meeting and specific points to note for the days racing. The SailCoach coaches will offer you coaching support afloat, such as towing if necessary to get to the starting line. Carry any bags with food and spare parts, along with a jacket to keep warm between races. The day finishes with a post-race debrief and discussion on the day’s events. In some cases, our coaches will make briefings individually going around the boat park before or after racing, depending on the circumstances. We advise our sailors to settle any differences on the water or in the boat park when possible. However, we will be there to support you during protests if all else fails.
Numbers will be limited on this coaching tour, so you are advised to book early.
27th September 2021
Fly into Palma Mallorca, Son Sant Joan International Airport to the East of the venue and be met by one of SailCoach’s friendly staff. They will take you to the Club Marítimo San Antonio de la Playa where the regatta is being held to get accommodated, pick up your boat, see the club and the racing area.
Palma is the major city of Majorca and the capital of the community of the Balearic Islands in Spain. Since the 1950s and the advent of mass tourism has radically changed both the city and the island, transforming them by attracting large numbers of visitors each year.
The regatta is run from a number of Yacht Clubs being at the centre of the huge Bay of Palma which forms the city. Both Laser and Radial share the Club Marítimo San Antonio with the two boardsailing classes. The cities nightlife is often described as being vibrant, but don’t expect to find Palma all karaoke bars and foam parties as that on another part of the island, however, there is a good selection of restaurants and bars.
28th September and 1st October 2021
Familiarisation days, SailCoach will be training at the regatta venue for several days before the event. To give sailors a chance to get over any jet lag and gaining some valuable knowledge on the area. Our coaches will help you develop a “Game Plan” strategy, as well as providing you with video analysis that may perfect your boat handling and speed. Having the right preparation is a must going into an important championship. These pre-regatta days will also help you get to know our coaches, a significant advantage when racing begins.
2nd to the 9th October 2021
Racing starts in the Princess Sofia Trophy, in what promises to be a tough event, ahead lies six days of racing, with the first three being qualifying rounds, after which fleets get divided into gold, silver, and bronze. With the new allotted fleets fighting it out on the last three days. However, don’t worry, SailCoach’s experienced coaching staff will be there with you giving you all the support you need on and off the water to help you reach your goals.
10th October 2021
A member of the SailCoach staff will drop you off at the Palma Mallorca Airport for your journey home, hopefully with a few prizes. One thing is for sure, you will have gained a lot of experience in these major championships, and have sweet memories that will stay with you the rest of your life.
Palma Sailing World Cup Coaching Tour Package
This package includes accommodation in a self-catering apartment or hotel, airport transfers, regatta transport, and our world-class coaching. Other than this you will need to budget for flight tickets, food, pocket money, Laser charter, and entry fees.
To book a place and get the price for this Coaching Tour please e-mail us with this link below:-
If you need a Laser Charter please let us know when booking and we will be happy to give you a special rate when you book with this Coaching Tour.