His Majesty King Juan Carlos I is already in Baiona to participate as a sailor in the thirty-first edition of the Prince of Asturias Trophy, organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates and the Escuela Naval Militar de Marín, sponsored by Storax, Terras Gauda , HI THERE! and Galician Sport.
The monarch emeritus arrived at the Baiona yacht club after eleven o’clock in the morning accompanied by his friend and racing partner, the Galician Pedro Campos, with whom he will compete in the Storax 6m class. They will sail aboard the Gallant, owned by José Cusí, a 1947 sailboat with a track record that highlights a World Championship and a European Championship.
Upon his arrival at the Monte Real Yacht Club, Don Juan Carlos was received by the president of the Monte Real Yacht Club, José Luis Álvarez, the president of the naval regatta commission of the Military Naval School of Marín, Vicente Rubio; and the president of Bodegas Terras Gauda, José María Fonseca Moretón.
The King Emeritus will sail in the Prince of Asturias Trophy today and tomorrow, and will preside over the awards ceremony for the winners on Sunday at six in the afternoon at the Monte Real facilities.