The 2011 IFCA Slalom World Championship will be held in conjunction with the 34th Edition of the Round Texel Race.
The championship will form a key part of the Zwitserleven Zeilweek (Sail Week) - and the festival of sailing will run from 20th to 25th June.
Hundreds of competitors - catamaran sailors and windsurfers - will descend upon the island of Texel for what has become one of the Europe's biggest sailing festivals. The worlds largest catamaran race, Round Texel, will form the finale to the festival , alongside the Slalom world championship final.
Texel is a municipality and an island in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is the biggest and most populated of the Frisian Islands in the Wadden Sea, and also the westernmost of this archipelago, which extends to Denmark. Tourism forms the main industry for this island - which has lots to offer to the visitor.
With lots of activities on the beach during the week, plus nightlife and parties , this event is fun for everyone.
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