Liepaja, "City where wind is born", will once again host a Formula European Championships. The 2016 championship will form the centrepiece of the Liepaja European Cup Windsurfing Festival which will take place from 8th to 13th August.
The venue will be Monument Beach and is organised by Janis Jekabsons and his Windsurfing Club Rietumkrasts.
The championship will award men and women European titles and there is a prize fund of 5,000 euro; and the event is part of the 2016 European Cup Series.
Junior and youth competitors in the Techno 293 and T293 Plus classes will also be able to compete in the event alongside Europe'ss top formula racers.
The "festival" atmosphere will be enhanced with the addition of special events including SUP racing and Windsup Freestyle.