This fiercely competitive regatta attracts the best international sailing teams. Organised by Real Club Nautico de Palma, Mallorca, some 1,500 sailors from 22 countries gather for six days of racing in Palma.
BMW Yachtsport Ambassador Markus Wieser was able to take home the win in the MiniMaxi series with the boat Momo. And the BMW Sail Racing Academy Team ended up 4th.
As passionate sailors themselves, the Spanish royal family regularly visits and takes part in the event. At the prize-giving ceremony, the trophies are presented by King Felipe of Spain. This years Copa Del Rey will take part from July 28th until the 4th of August.