The Rías Baixas Tourism Trophy opens the great regatta season in Galicia

· The competition will include two days of tests the next two Saturdays, April 18 and 25, in the waters of the Ría de Vigo and the Bay of Baiona

· The regatta is organized by the Monte Real Yacht Club with the sponsorship of Turismo Rías Baixas and the collaboration of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo

The Rías Baixas Tourism Trophy – Winter Regatta is the first major event on the club’s competition calendar, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary

Baiona, April 14, 2015.- The Monte Real Yacht Club opens its 2015 season of great regattas with the celebration of its now traditional Winter Regatta, which this year is sponsored by Turismo Rías Baixas and will take place in two stages under the name of Turismo Rías Baixas Trophy.

The appointment with the sailboats will be the next two Saturdays, April 18 and 25, in the waters of the Vigo estuary and the Bay of Baiona. On the first day of testing, the boats will compete for victory in a coastal route between Vigo and Baiona, which will begin at four in the afternoon in front of the facilities of the Real Club Náutico in the city of Olívica and will have its arrival point in the baionese bay. It will be a crossing regatta that anyone who wishes will be able to see it from the beaches of the Vigo parish of Alcabre, the Monteferro peninsula (Nigrán) and the Monte Boi promenade (Baiona).

On the second and last day of competition, on Saturday April 25, the participating crews will measure their strength in various routes between buoys located in the bay of Baiona, technical tests that will be held from two in the afternoon. That same day, at the end of the regatta, the award ceremony for the winners will take place at the facilities of the Monte Real Club de Yates.

The Winter Regatta – Rías Baixas Tourism Trophy is the first major competition set in the calendar of the Baionese club, which this year celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. The next appointment with the Monte Real regattas will be on May 1, 2 and 3 with the thirty-eighth edition of the Spring Regatta – Repsol Trophy.