XXIV Regata Illes Balears Classics

Vela Clásica Mallorca


15.08.2018 - 18.08.2018

XXIV Regata Illes Balears Classics

Vela Clásica Mallorca


15.08.2018 - 18.08.2018

XXIV Regata Illes Balears Classics

Vela Clásica Mallorca


15.08.2018 - 18.08.2018

XXIV Regata Illes Balears Classics

15.08.2018 - 18.08.2018

August 19, 2017


"This is the first time we win after competing the last four years in this regatta. We are happy because we love to race here, we love the organisation and the nice environment between crews".


Tiffany Blackman, the only female skipper and captain participating in the XXIII Illes Balears Clàssics regatta, is more than satisfied. It is no wonder, her yacht "Orion", a Hallberg Rassy P28, won today in the Classics category.

"It is the first time we win after competing the past four years here. We are happy because we love to race here, we love the organisation and the nice environment between crews", she says.

The skipper aquired "Orion", a classic designed by Hallberg, only 5 years ago from a German man. This is a P28 model of which 500 units were built, the first 200 in wood and the rest in fiber. "We believe she was built in Sweden in 1963 although we only have documents dated in 1973. We are going to look into it", she says. The boat has had a Club de Mar-Mallorca flag for two seasons. Before, she was moored in Calanova.

Tiffany Blackman admits that the first time they participated it was "just for the pleasure of being there, next to the classics. We have learned over time, and we have restored her little by little". That is why, she says, "winning is such an acomplishment, mostly thanks to the great team sailing with us".



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