"Waterkings" take 12 hours of water sports to Meia Praia

Athletes will compete in kitesurfing, windsurfing, stand up paddle and light sailing

There are four water sports that will join the “Waterkings”, a competition that returns to Meia Praia, in Lagos, on the 18th and 19th of May.

Over 12 hours, the participating teams will face each other and alternate between different nautical modalities, namely kitesurfing, windsurfing, stand up paddle and light sailing.

«The “WaterKings 2019” wants to test the resistance again, the know-how and the teamwork of the most fearless, in a challenge that will reveal who the true men and women of the sea are, rewarding those who overcome the challenge and crowning the fastest ones», according to the organisation, in charge of the Câmara de Lagos and Lufinha Sports Events.

proof of Endurance, the highlight of the “Waterkings”, takes place between noon and midnight on the 18th. of laps of the first few and obtain the status of “WaterMan/Woman” or aim for the top and conquer the title “WaterKing”».

«This 4th edition, in addition to the 12-hour team challenge, will feature a 2nd route reserved for participants with Hydrofoil equipment – ​​a recent technology that allows them to fly very fast over water. We hope in this way to be able to test both the endurance and the speed of all riders, in the spectacular waters of the Bay of Lagos», anticipated Francisco Lufinha.



9:00 am: Athletes check-in
10:00 am: Skippers Meeting
12:00: Start of endurance test

12:00: Team sprints
14:00: VIP lunch
16:00 pm: Prize Giving


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