Ferragudo hosts National Aquabike Championship

Operations base will be set up at Praia da Angrinha

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Praia da Angrinha, in Ferragudo, Lagoa, will be the base for the “National Aquabike Championship – Jetski and Watercraft”, which will take place on the 8th and 9th of June in this municipality in the Barlavento Algarvio.

This is, according to the Lagoa Chamber, a qualifying event for the 2024 National Motorboat Championship.

The competition will take place on the Arade River and at sea, between Ferragudo and Praia dos Caneiros. For Saturday, a heat is scheduled to take place, starting at 15pm and expected to last until 00pm.

On Sunday, the two scheduled heats will be played from 10:30 am, with a break for lunch. The official awards ceremony takes place on Sunday, at 17:30 pm.

With this event, in addition to providing a sporting spectacle, the organization also intends to attract new talents for the Formula Future, in which children between the ages of 6 and 16 participate, through boat driving training activities, which will take place between the 3rd and 7th of June. There will be two daily sessions, one at 10am and another at 00pm.

«Due to this activity, there will be restricted conditions for swimming at Praia da Angrinha and Praia Grande on the 8th and 9th of June», warns the municipality.