A delegation from the Association of Nautical Clubs of the Balearic Islands (ACNB) visited the Consolat de Mar and urged the President of the Balearic Government, Marga Prohens, to recognize the social and sporting work carried out by these non-profit clubs. The meeting aimed to highlight the importance of these clubs in ensuring access to the sea for the middle class and residents of the islands.
5 Things You Need To Know:
– The Association of Nautical Clubs of the Balearic Islands (ACNB) has requested recognition for their social and sporting contributions from the President of the Balearic Government, Marga Prohens.
– The ACNB emphasized that they are “the sports centers of the sea at zero cost to the administration” and play a crucial role in providing affordable recreational opportunities for residents.
– The ACNB urged the government to consider the unique nature of these clubs in the upcoming modification of the Ports Law in the Balearic Islands and to advocate for co-management with the Port Authority.
– The president of the ACNB expressed concerns about the difficulties faced by some of their associated clubs, such as the Club de Vela del Port d’Andratx and the Real Club Náutico de Palma, whose continuity is at risk.
– The ACNB presented a dossier to President Prohens outlining the significant social impact and economic contribution of the 24 nautical clubs, which manage over 8,500 berths and represent 12,000 member families.