The Vigo estuary will host the IX Winter Regatta – Generali Trophy on April 26 and 27

· The race is organized by the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayona with the sponsorship of Generali Seguros y Turismo de Galicia, and the collaboration of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo

· The trophy will include various sporting events and will combine routes along the Vigo estuary and the Bay of Baiona

The Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne kicks off the 2014 competition season with the celebration of the now traditional winter regatta, which this year celebrates its ninth edition sponsored by Generali Seguros, one of the world’s largest insurers and the largest provider of life insurance in Europe.

The competition will begin on Saturday 26 at four in the afternoon in the port of Vigo, where the starting signal will be given to a coastal route along the estuary, with arrival in the bay of Baiona.

It will be a cross-country regatta with several highly visible points for the public who want to come and see it. They are the beaches of the Vigo parish of Alcabre, the Monteferro peninsula (Nigrán) and the Monte Boi promenade, in Baiona.

This test will be followed by other more technical ones, windward/leeward (routes between buoys), which will be held on Sunday 27, starting at noon, at the Cíes Islands anchorage.

In addition to these tasks, on this second and last day of the Generali Seguros Trophy, the award ceremony for the winners will also be held at the headquarters of the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne, starting at five in the afternoon.

All those who wish to participate in this IX Winter Regatta – Generali Trophy must register before 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, sending the required documentation to the Monte Real Club de Yates de Bayonne. On the club’s website ( ) you can download the registration sheet, as well as check the schedules and routes of the tests. During the morning of Saturday 26 there will also be a boat from Monte Real in the marina of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo to facilitate the registration process.