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Formula Windsurfing & Slalom Worlds, and the Azores
Posted On:  24/03/2014 09:32:35

The World Championships for IFCA Slalom and Formula Windsurfing, to be held between April 28 and May 10, in the city of Terceira, were presented by The Naval Club of Victoria Beach at the Lisbon Tourism Fair. 

The ceremony was attended by Victor Fraga, Regional Secretary of Tourism and Transport. "Events like these championships have a multiplier effect for the Azores. The investment in this type of organisation is important not only in the sports context, but also in the strategy that the Azorean government has outlined for tourism, "he said. "Praia da Vitoria within a decade will be a world reference in the sport," he concluded.

Over 200 sailors are expected for these two events.  The "Azorian Gateway" has been set up to provide all the information competitors and visitors require for their trip to Praia da Vitoria.  You will find:

More information about the Formula Windsurfing World Championships . . .

More information about the IFCA Slalom World Championships . . .

The Bay - "Praia da Vitoria is a city and municipality located in the eastern part of the island of Terceira , in the central group of the Azores archipelago" .....

Terceira - "Terceira is one of the nine islands of the Azores , a member of the "Central Group" . Formerly known as "Island of Our Lord Jesus Christ of Terceiras", being the administrative centre of the Terceiras islands , it was designated as the Azores . . ."

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