The Portimao International Sailing Festival – 22nd Overpower Regatta – will take place in Portimao, Portugal, from April 8th-12th 2009.[more]

The organization of this event results from the close cooperation between the Yacht Club of the Marina of Portimao, the Overpower Club, the Portuguese Sailing Federation and the strong sponsorship of the Municipality of Portimao, which wants to make this regatta a sportive event that may bring to Windsurfing its deserved status in the global sportive panorama.

The regatta will be held strictly in accordance to the procedures expressed in the new ISAF Regatta Rules and the involved Classes, including the Dragon, Star, Laser SB3, Snipe, 49er, Formula Windsurfing, RS:X, Hobie Cat, Dart 18, Optimist, 420, 470, Laser (Radial, 4.7, Standard), Sharpie, Europe, L’Equipe, Finn, Vaurien, and Access Sailing classes.

More than a great Windsurfing competition, this event will represent the opportunity for the sailors, as well as their families and friends, to know Portimao and to participate in a fabulous regatta, in one of the most beautiful sanctuaries of world Windsurfing.

All the information regarding this event will soon be in