April 24 – may 5
Sicily will be again the star of international sailing with the Festival del Vento in Trapani from April 24th to May 5th. The program has many events in which the protagonists are wind and water sports, but not only. There will be also food and wine events with tastings of wine and typical products of Trapani.
After the races of kitesurfing, surf and windsurfing, the RC44 race will be the highlight of Festival with thirteen boats and their crews from all over the world (Sweden, USA, France, Spain etc..).
The RC44 race is the highlight of Festival thanks to Russell Coutts, designer of the thirteen boats, and four-time world champion of America’s Cup, the most famous and oldest in the world, sailing event. After sicilian race RC44 will move to Sweden and Portugal for other sailing races.
The RC44 was planned by the company Vela del Sud – Sailing Team and will start on May 1st with the Match Race Championship in which the boats will race individually. From May 2nd until the final of May 5th there will be the fleet racing, and at the end the crew awards.
For more info about Festival del Vento please visit the website (www.festivaldelvento.com)