END OF SEASON WIN FOR TORRES/ALBA IN MALLORCA
Albert Torres/Margarita Alba (ESP) racked up an incredible 7 wins from 9 races at the 53rd Gran dia de la Vela Bufete Frau at Club Nautic Arenal, sealing victory by 22 points.
Held from 21-28 August 2016, four days of racing served a mix of conditions on the Bay of Palma on the island of Mallorca, as Torres/Alba proved unstoppable whatever the weather in the thirty-seven boat fleet.
The pair does not normally race together, and most recently Torres finished 6th at the 420 Junior Europeans with regular crew Javier Gonzalez and 21st at the 420 Worlds, with Alba finishing 34th at the 420 Ladies Worlds with helm Paula Igual.
Second to Wichy Hernández Tirado/Xavi Antich Vicens who were also the best placed senior team, with third to Paula Barcelo Martin/Clara Llabrés Rival as the top placed women’s team.
Finishing the event in fourth overall, Enrique Luján Mora/Antoni Massanet Ramis were the top placed under-19 team, with 9th placed Pablo Flethes Anaya/Manuel Páez Álvarez the top placed under18 team and Ana Mora/Carlota Madero finishing in 10th overall and top placed under-17 team.