Caixa Galicia And Telefónica Movistar Winners Of The Copa Del Rey - Agua Brava 2002
Yesterday's last day of racing finished with two bright winners - Caixa Galicia in IMS 500 and Telefónica Movistar in IMS 600 - in this 21st edition of the Copa del Rey – Agua Brava, winning in their respective classes with a considerable advantage.
Yesterday's regatta followed a 14 miles course and started in 7-8 knots winds of 205. In IMS 500 class, BES and Azur de Puig fought bravely the Caixa Galicia right behind them. This time, BES managed to escape Azur de Puig's marking and beat Caixa Galicia by a narrow margin of 10 seconds. With this result, Caixa Galicia consolidates as first classified of this Copa del Rey Agua Brava; finishing second Azur de Puig, third BES, fourth CAM and Tau Cerámica fifth.
IMS 600 class - with a smaller difference among the leading boats, the race began with a n early dispute between Retevisión and Telefónica Movistar with continuous markings in the plain America Cup style. Due to this dispute Forum Filatélico raced without pressure getting the first place in the last race, followed by ONO in second place and Finmek Twin Soul, third.
Finally, after this classifications Telefónica Movistar took first place overall, followed by Forum Filatélico and Retevisión, who finished eighth to lose second overall and place third. Fourth and fifth places went to ONO and Fermax respectively.