North Sails: News Details


XXV International Vila de Palamós Optimist Trophy

Hugo Rocha

Albert Torres
Aina Colom

From February 14th to the 16th the XXV International Vila de Palamós Optimist Trophy in Spain was held with an entrance of more than 350 Optimists from over 21 countries from around the world. 

During the competition, there were 9 races with winds ranging from between 4 - 28 knots.

The Spanish sailor Albert Torres took first place with a North Sails full inventory. Aina Colom, also using North Sails, reached 11th place in the general classification and was 2nd in the female competition.

Ilsley Alexandre from Monaco finish in 8th place in his North powered boat.

Congratulations to all and their coaches Pedro Mari and Xisco Socias.

1. Albert Torres
2. Alberto Tezza
3. Dabiil Krutskikh

8. Ilsley Alexander

11. Aina Colom

For more details on these winning sails please see our Optimist Class page.

More information about the regatta can be seen here.

Below you can see some videos of Albert & Aina training for the event a few days earlier: