Completed the registration, it was a busy morning for the Kiteboard Racing World Championship.
At 11 am the presentation to the local press, chaired by Alberto Floris chairman of the organizing committee. Host were the city government representatives and Mirco Babini for the sailing and kiting Federation. The village at the sixth stop of Poetto was packed up at the skippers meeting and finally everybody went off for the practice race.
Almost two hundred competitors offered a splendid view on the Gulf of Cagliari, turning around the race course rippled by the wind coming from southwest, with 16 knots of intensity as peak. For the three fleets male and a female, a challenging test before the official races starting tomorrow.
Comments were really pleased returning to the beach. The level of competition is the highest ever in this discipline.
Tomorrow at 11,00 am the first set of heats that will lead to the Gold fleet, which will qualify the best ten to the medal race for the world titles on Sunday.
The categories are: Men, Women, Youth, Master and Grand Master.
The organization of the Kiteboard Racing World Championship is managed by the Yacht Club Cagliari, with the contribution of the Sport Department of the Regione Sardinia, the Departments of Sport and Tourism of the Province of Cagliari and the Municipality of Cagliari, Coast Guard, ISAF, IKA , FIV, CKI, and with the support of Banca di Credito Sardo and the newspaper L'Unione Sarda.
For more information/Per maggiori informazioni: www.kitecagliari.com