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Vilamoura Sailing hosted the Portugal Grand Prix

16 December, 2018 Sports

Portugal Grand Prix

By having a fleet of luxury, the direction of the "Vilamoura Sailing" decided to organize the first edition of the "Portugal Grand Prix". A competition that is taking place right now and more than a hundred boats of the Olympic classes Nacra 17 and 49er, the new generations of sailing boats.

The test will take place in 2 phases – the first from 12 to 16 December 2018 and the second from 13 to 17 February 2019. The idea to compete the numerous teams currently in training course at Vilamoura was so well accepted that "Portugal Grand Prix" will have more participants than evidence that count toward the world ranking.

In this new era the "Vilamoura Sailing" won a godfather, Bernardo Freitas. With 28 years ago, is one of the most recognized Portuguese sailors today, after scoring presence in the Volvo Ocean Race and the Extreme Sailing Series.

With the sail training centre "Vilamoura Sailing", Portugal entered definitely in the path of the world events.