February 8, 2023

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Antigua Sailing Week to co-host new Antigua Wingfoil Championship

Antigua Sailing 7 days to co-host new Antigua Wingfoil Championship

by Antigua Sailing Week 13 Dec 08:25 PST
April 29 – May well 5, 2023


Antigua Sailing Week to co-host new Antigua Wingfoil Championship © Caribbean Foiling Championship

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Antigua Sailing 7 days (ASW), in collaboration with the Caribbean Foiling Championship (CFC), is excited to announce the addition of a Wingfoil course to the 2023 occasion which usually takes area April 29 – May well 5.&#13

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Commencing on Could 1, ASW will host the Antigua Wingfoil Championships. The Wingfoilers will compete employing a independent get started line and custom made-tailored courses in the course of the 1st fifty percent of ASW 2023. It will characteristic a few consecutive times of racing, like two days on a rapidly-paced class in Falmouth Harbour and a prolonged-length downwinder along the island’s south coastline to coincide with the Lay Working day functions on May 3. The prize-offering will take location at Pigeon Place Beach front, including even additional enjoyment to that day’s enjoyment functions. ASW individuals who are also Wingfoil enthusiasts must think about participating.&#13

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‘Wingfoiling’ is a new board-riding sport, a self-control that follows the foil trend that has been creating swiftly in latest a long time. Wingfoiling sits among Kitefoiling and Windfoiling. The sport brings together the superb aspects of equally into one thing wholly new and accessible.&#13

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Antigua and Barbuda’s Olympic Kiteboarding hopeful for 2024, Tiger Tyson, has endorsed the addition indicating “The addition of this exponentially expanding activity to this historic celebration will be thrilling for members and mesmerising for spectators to explore.”&#13

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Maxim van den Pol, organizer of Caribbean Foiling Championships suggests, “Winging would seem to bridge a hole across drinking water-sporting activities lovers, and we are excited to sign up for forces with a person of the world’s significant sailing occasions, the 54th Antigua Sailing Week and host a Wingfoil Course. This is a significant step in arranging additional large foiling events right here in the Caribbean.”&#13

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ASW Race Supervisor, Jaime Torres, chimed in: “Foiling is the new sailing frontier. We have experienced foiling cats race in ASW ahead of but under no circumstances a class devoted to foiling craft. We are enthusiastic to welcome the hotbed of the foiling upcoming into ASW. It will be a quick, pleasurable, and colourful addition to our event!”&#13

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The Antigua Wingfoil Championship through Antigua Sailing Week is now open to interested wingfoilers listed here.&#13
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