Club Marítimo de Vigo

2010-10-08 SEMANA DEL ATLANTICO-LASER JORNADA 1 (496)

The Club Marítimo deVigo is a newly created entity, considered to be the heir of one of the oldest sailing clubs in Spain, which was one of the promoters of sea sports in the first part of last century in Galicia. Its base is in the estuary of Vigo, considered one of the most protected, wide and stable racing fields in Europe.

It is currently the Club is the main organizer of the Abanca Week that is held every year in waters of the Spanish northwest and the north of Portugal, which brings together thousands of athletes sailing and cruising, traditional rowing and Olympic and canoeing and which has the support of clubs in the category of Real Club Astur de Regatas de Gijón, Club Náutico de Sada, Liceo Marítimo de Bouzas, Club Marítimo de Canido, Monte Real Club de Yates de Baiona and Clube de Vela Atlántico de Leixóes.

Since the Club Marítimo de Vigo organized events of the European Laser Circuit a few years ago within the Week, which involved more than 200 laserists from various countries has been a basic aspiration to re-celebrate in the Vigo estuary a championship officer of continental rank. The decision of Jean Luc Michon in January 2016, as the head of EurILCA to grant the Maritime to celebrate in Galician waters, the Master European Masters Championship, was received with great joy and responsibility … the members of the Club will turn to offer to the participants a great organization, with the desire that this international regatta is the beginning of the concession of other events of the type by the EurILCA.