Trofeo Princesa Sofia: the Spanish Royal family is watching you

The medallists were decided today at Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Mapfre, Palma, Spain, the third regatta of the 2009-10 ISAF Sailing World Cup. Alessandra Sensini scooped the overall trophy in her first competition on the RS:X since the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition.

For the second consecutive year the overall winner came from the Women's RS:X fleet. Alessandra Sensini (ITA) put in a dominant performance, only once finishing a race outside the top five.

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Global Fellas: Jung, Bruch and Ezzy

Florian Jung (RRD, Gun, Dakine) has just uploaded a short film to You Tube featuring top professional wave sailors Dany Bruch (Patrik Diethelm, Severne), Graham Ezzy (DaKine), and himself.

The footage has been put together from locations around the globe including Maui, Gran Canaria, and South Africa. It tells the story of each rider, how they grew up, what they're up to now, and what it's like training with each other.

Jung sent us this message:

"We've just finished editing the film. And, although it's quite short, it still took us a lot of time, and plenty of all nighters fuelled by coffee and Red Bull to put it together! We really hope you enjoy it as much as we do."

Watch the video.

Trofeo Princesa Sofia: working hard for Her Royal Highness

It was Britain's Olympic windsurfing bronze medallist Bryony Shaw who put in the most consistent performance on day 2 of the Princesa Sofia Regatta, an ISAF Sailing World Cup event, in Palma.

In taking the overall lead on aggregate after 4 races in the RS:X women's fleet in Palma, she has proved that she can get the better of the world beating Spanish dream team of Marina Alabau and Blanca Manchon on their home waters.

It was a long day for competitors and race management alike on this second day at the Princess Sofia Trophy, and patience paid when the light sea breezes finally kicked in after a postponement to the start of the day's racing.

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