Club Náutico / Exposición Floating graphical history
The Kings and the Princes of Asturias inaugurated yesterday the exhibition “Copa del Rey years of images” that everyone will be able to visite until the day of 21
It is not easy to almost summarize a quarter of century of history in a hundred of photographies. The exhibition “Copa del Rey years of images”, inaugurated yesterday by the Kings and the Princes of Asturias in the Club Nautical in Palm, has been born with this divulging spirit.
It were ten minutes to the six, when the Kings arrived at the facilities of the Club Nautical. They were received by a retinue formed by the councilman of Deportes of the City council of Palm, Rafael Durán; the delegated advisor of Puig, Enrique Puig; the president of the Govern, Jaume Matas; the mayoress of Palm, Catherine Cirer; the delegate of the Government in the Islands, Ramon Partners; the president of the Real Spanish Federation of Candle, Gerald Pombo; the president of the organizing committee of the regata, Jaume Enseñat; and the president of Camper, Lorenzo Fluxà.
The surprise of afternoon was the arrival, not anticipated, of the Princes of Asturias, who went after the Kings to the conditionned swimming pool of the Club, where has settled the floating exhibition. Letizia entered the enclosure after its husband, saluting to the press present there. Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía was first in beginning the route by the sample of 95 photographies, followed of the Princes and the authorities of the Island. A full room of memories for the Royal Family who started more than a smile to the Queen, mainly. The one that it needed more explanations on the images was Letizia, that very was letter the commentaries that Qeen Sofia and the Prince were giving to her. Gesture of surprise when being discovered to itself in a snapshot: the one of Nico Martinez, dated in summer of the 2004, during the visit of Princess de Asturias to the Real Club Nautical of Palm, that caused a great commotion between the photographers.
The sample exhibits 95 photographies in an iron assembly that they have as it bases covered buoys of garnet paper that float on the swimming pool covered with first stage of the Club. In her 24 prestigious local reporters graphical, national and international have participated. Between these professionals are the Balearic photographers of the MUNDO/El Day of Pep Vicens, Cati Cladera and Bald Enrique.
After the visit, the Kings and the Princes saluted to some of the participant graphical reporters of the sample.
PALMA. - Queen Sofía and Princess Letizia have generated a great commotion with their arrival to the Nautical Club where there are been taking tentempié while the King Don Juan Carlos and Prince Felipe went to the "Bribon" and the "CAM" to participate in the second day of XXV edition of the Copa del Rey de Vela.
The two have made their appearance on 11th o clock in the morning accompanied by Don Felipe. Both were very smiling and relaxed and dressed in informal way. The Queen has chosen for the occasion cattle tenders and a red t-shirt to game with sport, whereas the Princess has decided to a simple jacket of turquesa blue color and a dress multicolor of rays, and for the feet a pair comfortable sandals.
Doña Sofía and Doña Letizia have raised great sense of expectancy between all the presents in the Club Nautical. Press, sportsmen and the people who were enjoying the facilities have followed with interest each one of their movements, something that has not concerned them since they have been at any moment very relaxed and other people's to the commotion that they were causing.
When Don Juan Carlos and Don Felipe has gone away towards their respective boats to initiate the competition, the Queen and the Princess have taken advantage of to seat in a table of the terrace of the Club Nautical and to take a refreshment and tapas while they chatted very animatedly with other two women. The Princess has also taken advantage of to read the press and to stay thus informed.
Finally both have left the sport facilities in the car in which they have arrived without well-known destiny.
THE KING PUTS WITH THE CREW OF THE "BRIBON"
The King has been the one that has woke up in the down to go to the Club Nautical. Around the 10 in the morning he has made his appearance, has nevertheless not been until much more behind schedule when he has embarked in the Loafer to initiate the second day of the regata. Before starting off of the wharf, Don Juan Carlos has put next to all the crew of the boat for the press before the letter watched of the there present ones.
Also it has chatted animatedly with crew members of other sailboats, like it has made Don Felipe, that of way to the CAM has saluted and talked with other sportsmen.
King and Prince of Asturias navigate in the second ditch of the Cup
Don Juan Carlos, in the "Bribón", and the Prince of Asturias, on board of the "CAM", they went out today to sail along the bay of Palm, where there was disputed the second ditch of the edition XXV of the Cup of the King of Vela.
Whereas the "Bribón" did the exit, at one o'clock exactly of the evening, in the sixth position of the general classification of its group, the Transpac 52, the "CAM", in which the Prince sails, initiated the ditch at the top of its category, IMS Open, after gaining the first test, disputed yesterday.
The ship patroneado for don Juan Carlos, who competes in that of the "vela" is considered to be the formula 1, has gained five maximum trophies in twenty-four previous editions of the Cup, the most important nautical test of those who are celebrated in waters of the Mediterranean.
In the same category, the Transpac 52, there competes the "Fram XVI", which takes in the cane the King Harald of Norway, and that did the exit today in the position fourteen of the classification.
This morning, about half after ten, the King was coming only to the Nautical Club of Palm, and half an hour later it was done, in the same car, by the Queen and the Princes of Asturias, without her daughter Leonor, that as don Felipe said to a lady who asked him where the Infanta was,remained in house,sleepping.
While the King was meeting the crew of the "Bribon", the Queen, who was dressing denim trousers, dona Letizia, in a garment of multicolored stripes, and the Prince they sat down in the terrace of the Nautical one, where not even the breeze of the sea was helping to attack the shame, one more day, of the morning.
The Queen and the Princess of Asturias still remained awhile more in the Nautical one, before returning together to Marivent's Palace, in a car led by dona Sofía.
Passed the 13.00, when the sailboats in competition were coming closer the first beacon, appeared in the distance the Royal yacht "Fortune", navigating at top speed course to Cabrera's island.
In this edition XXV of the Cup of the King of Vela, who will conclude on Sunday, day in which in the night the trophies will be delivered, in an act presided by the Kings and which will be celebrated in the castle of Bellver, they take part hundred ten ships of fifteen nationalities.