Palma Superyacht Cup 2016

Palma SYC 2016 Days  12-14 (+Gallery)

Palma SYC 2016 Days 12-14 (+Gallery)

Day 12. 0900 - after a quick breakfast and a shower, the day started with a fascinating visit to ObjectPrint, a 3D object-printing company which manufactures spare parts for yachts and yacht models using 3D printing machines. This was followed by a visit to "Shaun...

Palma SYC 2016 Days  8-11 (+Gallery)

Palma SYC 2016 Days 8-11 (+Gallery)

DAY 8. Saturday, and the final day of racing. Bohlale and Luyolo stayed on their boats, P2 and Mariette respectively, and then Win Win offered Loyiso a place for this last race. What a good choice this turned out to be...! Today there was a bit more wind and we had a...

Palma SYC 2016 Days 6-7

Palma SYC 2016 Days 6-7

DAY 6 Thursday 23 rd and the first day of racing. Buhlale was on P2, Loyiso on Tenaz and Luyolo on Mariette, the classic schooner  uilt in 1915. It was a fine day of racing, blue skies and a light to moderate sea breeze in the afternoon which saw both P2 and Mariette...

Palma SYC 2016 Race Day 1

Palma SYC 2016 Race Day 1

DAY 6 / Race Day 1 Post Race Day Photos After an exciting day of racing in Palma Bay with each of our young men sailing aboard three different yachts, "P2", "Mariette", and "Tenaz", the crew gathered at the Regatta Village for a debrief, dinner, and a musical evening...

Palma SYC 2016 Report Day 5

Palma SYC 2016 Report Day 5

DAY 5 The plan was to take Aloha J out sailing and watch the 8 classic schooner doing a parade in front of the Cathedral but at the last minute the captain of P2 said that the boys should come out with them on practice day in order that they get familiarised with the...

Palma SYC 2016 Report Day 1-4

Palma SYC 2016 Report Day 1-4

DAY 1 The boys, Luyolo, Buhlale and Loyiso all arrive on time here in Palma at the start of their 2 week adventure. Anthony took them straight to “Aloha J of Cariba” the 24 meter schooner which will be their home while they are here. After a quick shower we took them...

Palma SYC 2016 Day 4 (Gallery)

Palma SYC 2016 Day 4 (Gallery)

  It's not all fun and games and day 4 involved getting hands on experience in getting the Aloha J of Cariba ship shape for sailing. This involved getting to grips with the sheets and sails on board. They were then treated to dinner on the Paseo Marítimo in Palma...

Palma SYC 2016 Day 2 (Gallery)

Palma SYC 2016 Day 2 (Gallery)

 A day of acclimatising and sightseeing for Loyiso, Bohlale, and Koni around the historic old street of Palma before the serious business of sailing starts this week. Visits to various businesses involved in all aspects of the yachting industry are also planned over...

Palma SYC 2016 Day 1

Palma SYC 2016 Day 1

Loyiso, Bohlale, and Koni have all arrived safely in Palma , where they were met by Captains' Anthony Just and Phil Wade at the airport. After settling in on Aloha-J of Cariba, their home whilst in Palma, it was straight down to business with an interview with Boat...

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