Swiss watchmakers Ulysse Nardin signs as title sponsors of the Superyacht Cup 15/3/07

Swiss watchmakers Ulysse Nardin has signed as title sponsors of the Superyacht Cup Palma for a further two years. The event, to be held in Dique del Oeste, Palma, Mallorca from 16-19 June 16 -19th, has already attracted 40 entries and organisers hope that up to 60 yachts over 30m loa will be on the startline.

The latest entry this week is Eleonora, the magnificent ‘modern classic’ gaff-rigged Schooner, inspired by the legendary Westward, which was designed by Nathaniel Herreshoff and launched in 1910, Eleonora was built in the Van de Graff Shipyard in Holland and launched in 2002. At 162 ft including the bowsprit, Eleonora wil be a spectacular sight under full sail racing in the Bay of Palma.