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New Spanish team to enter World Tour Match Race circuit

by Cigarran Sailing Team 27 Apr 03:37 PDT 23 April 2024
New Spanish team to enter World Tour Match Race circuit © Cigarran Sailing Team

On April 23, at the headquarters of the Xunta de Galicia in La Miñoca, the exciting presentation of the Match Race 2024 sailing team "Cigarran Sailing Team" took place. This team, pioneering in representing Spain in the 2024 World Match Racing Tour circuit, aims not only to compete internationally but also to promote the growth of Spanish SMEs and sporting values.

Founded by veteran sailor José Cigarrán and supported by entities such as the Superior Sports Council and the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation, the team has received support from various companies and collaborators such as Cigarran Abogados, Lenda, Torre Nuñez, and Mundo Nautica. Comprising five talented sailors, including José Cigarrán as Skipper, the team aims to consolidate its position in the circuit and improve its world ranking.

The Cigarran Sailing Team promotes values such as teamwork, perseverance, and sporting excellence. They will compete in international events in countries such as Montenegro, Italy, France, and Poland, demonstrating their determination and passion for match racing.

The presentation was attended by authorities, media, and the team's godmother, Támara Echegoyen, Gold medalist in match racing at the 2012 London Olympics, who sent an emotional message of encouragement to the team, highlighting their sacrifice and discipline in training. The Cigarran Sailing Team is positioned as a benchmark in national sailing and is ready to face the best teams in the circuit.

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