The Formula Experience World Championships is upon us – 11th – 16th October.
Location: Araruama, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The town of Praia Seca (District Araruama) is considered by their residents and visitors as “a natural paradise between sea and lagoon”. The sailors already consider this place among the seven wonders of the world, this ideal stage for a professional series of Windsurfing, The Formula Experience Worlds 2010.
A place with winds all year round, pleasant warm waters and calm for the practice of sport sailing, Araruama lagoon years ago was the setting for local and national competitions, including the largest windsurfing event held annually which is Brazil Windsurfing Festival, an event inspired by the French model of the Defi Wind and gathering in Brazil more than 150 sailors a year.
The event incorporates the World Championships for Formula Windsurfing Youth, Formula Windsurfing Master and Formula Experience. The Festival also includes an international event for the other divisions in both Formula Windsurfing and Formula Experience classes. All age groups and abilities will be catered for making the event appealling to newcomers and advanced windsurfers alike.
The Championships will be organised by the ‘Upwind Windsurf Club’ in co-operation with the Confederacao Brasileira de Vela e Motor (CBVM), Federacao Estadual de Vela e Motor (FEVERJ) and Associacao Brasileira de Windsurf (ABWS); and is sponsored by GOVERNO DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO, and Prefeitura Municipal de Araruama.
Visit the event website at www.rioworlds2010.com.br
News can be found on the Formula Experience website: www.formula-experience.org