Marina Ibiza wins the II APD Sailing Regatta


Marina Ibiza wins the II APD Sailing Regatta

Once again the II APD Sailing Regatta was held sailing from Majorca to Ibiza, and mooring at Marina Ibiza, which for the second year, hosted almost 100 participants.

The APD organizers, Association for the Progress of the Management, and Iberostar are the promoters of this initiative which aims to promote networking among its members at the same time as a fun activity , which in this case was in the sea. For this reason Marina Ibiza is already a regular collaborator, contributing with its facilities and staff upon the arrival of the yachts, and also for the Prizegiving the day after. In addition, , Marina Ibiza collaborated with the entry of a participating boat, which also proved to be the winner of the competition.

The race in Majorca began early in the morning with the delivery of documentation and sailing instructions. After a few words from APD’s President, Sebastián Escarrer and the Director of the Race Committee, a breakfast for patrons was served and the starting signal of the event was given.

The start was clean and the boats sailed towards the Island of Tagomago where the finishing line was positioned. The crew of Marina Ibiza did their best to reach the line in first position and become the winners of this edition of the regatta.

After passing the finish line, all boats moored at Marina Ibiza where they had a delicious dinner at Calma Restaurant, inside the marina, to recover their strengh and discuss the crossing.

The next day was celebrated, also in Marina Ibiza,holding the prizegiving with the two first classifieds resulting from Ibiza. Sebastián Escarrer and Marcos Marí, Managing Director of Marina Ibiza and associate of the APD, were in charge of directing the closing ceremony of the race and along with Oscar Luis González, marketing director of Iberostar, were in charge of the Prizegiving.

After this, a cocktail was served on the terrace of the Calma, which is said to have the best views of Ibiza.

At the end of the day some of the crew of the winning boat, Marina Ibiza, were thrown into the water to celebrate their victory.This signalled the end of the regatta, and it was concluded that for next year there Will be a larger entry , since there were numerous businessmen who commented on their intention to enter new boats for the next edition.

In the afternoon, and as a complement to the activity, the APD Ibiza II afterparty was held at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel with the lectures and motivational talks usually held by APD at its events.

The Association for Progress in Management (APD) was created in 1956 with the aim of collaborating in business growth through the development of its managers. The APD is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote and update information for managers and businessman through outreach, training and professional improvement

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