One of the seven events of the ISAF Sailing World CupBen Ainslie is the winner of the Trofeo Princesa
Competing for the Olympic Games in 2012, Ben Ainslie – Corum ambassador – wins the Trofeo Princesa Sofia MAPFRE in Palma, one of the seven events of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. No less than 85 boats were facing each other in Mallorca in the Finn category. Winner of the Sail Melbourne in Australia in December, and second at the Rolex Miami ORC in United States, end of January, Ben went into Princesa Sofia in first place of the series but closely followed by his main British challenger, Giles Scott.
On April 9th, Ben won Trofeo Princesa Sofia MAPFRE in Palma, slightly increasing his lead on the SWC standings and maintaining its first place.
The Majorcan event is followed by Semaine Olympique Française (Hyères, France at the end of April), Delta Lloyd Regatta (Medemblik, The Netherlands in May), Skandia Sail for gold (Weymouth, Great Britain in June) and Kieler Woche (Kiel, Germany in June). Ambassador of the brand Corum since 2008, Ben Ainslie declared: “The come back to the Finn has been hard work. I need to work more on my fitness. It is good to see the other British do well, it is motivating and is good for sailing in England.” Ainslie's next stop will be Hyères on April 23rd.