2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia

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2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships – SCHEDULE

16.05.2016 Registration time: 15: 00 – 17:00
17.05.2016 Opening Series (Qualifiying Series)
18.05.2016 Opening Series (Qualifying Series)
19.05.2016 Spare Day (Qualifying or Final Series)
20.05.2016 Opening Series (Final Series)
21.05.2016 Opening Series (Final Series)
22.05.2016 Medal Series
22.05.2016  Prize Giving Time: 17:00 h

 

2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships – DETAILS

Event Start Date 16. May 2016
Event End Date 22. May 2016
Paid Entries in progress
Registration Deadline 14. May 2016
Entry Fee 150.00 EUR
Points 100
Prizemoney 15000 EUR
Notice of Race Click Here
Event Location Poetto Beach, Cagliari, SardiniaCLICK HERE
Official Website Kitecagliari.com

Cagliari 10 May 2016 – Less Than One Week to the Formula Kite and Foil European Championships 2016 in Cagliari

2016 Formula Kite and KiteFoil European Championships 2016 in Cagliari Sardinia
Formula Kite Foil Europeans

Less than one week to the Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships 2016 in Cagliari, Sardinia! The event will be held from 16 to 22 May 2016.

Starting from yesterday 9 May 2016, several kiters are arriving inCagliari, one of the best kite spot of Europe. Many  riders cominig from many countries in the World (i.e: people coming from Russia, Bulgaria, Croazia, Germany, Austria, UK, France), Spain, Italy) are expected to be in Cagliari for the competition .

Many champions already confirmed their participation. Between them:

  • Maxime Nocher (FRA) and Elena Kalinina (RUS), Formula Kite World Champions
  • Riccardo Leccese (ITA-COL), Olly and Steph Bridge (UK), among the best Formula Kite and Foil riders in the World.

Location of Formula Kite and Kite Foil Europeans

Army Facility

In the meantime, work in progress at the “Stabilimento dell’Esercito Italiano” (Italian Army beach facility), the Village of the 2016 Formula Kite and Kitefoil Europeans Championships . The Village is located at the fifth bus stop of Poetto Beach, the beach of Cagliari.

 

Cagliari, 29 April 2016 – Kite European Championships 2016 are Open For All Equipment

The 2016 European Championships in Cagliari are open for Formula Kite equipment (including registered hydrofoils) and KiteFoil class equipment (unregistered foils, prototypes).

The event starts with registration on 16 May 2016, racing commences from 17 May to 22 May 2016.

Both classes will be run together but scored separately. There will be a European Champion in the Formula Kite class, and a European Champion in the KiteFoil class.

Due to the late publishment of the new class rules and the delay caused for registering hydrofoils for the class, this now allows ALL competitors to participate in the 2016 Kiteracing Championships.

The upcoming Formula Kite World Championship in China however will be open only for Formula Kite equipment (including registered hydrofoils).

The updated Notice of Race and registration form can be found here.

Format of 2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships

2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships Format is Fleet Racing.

Equipment may comply with the old “70cm” class rules and the new “registered foils” class rules, see IKA and World Sailing Websites. All equipment races and is scored together.

Separate Rankings will be produced for Youth/Junior and Masters/Grandmasters depending on entry numbers.

 

Cagliari 7 April 2016 – 2016 Formula Kite and KiteFoil European Champioships

Registration is open now for the 2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships.

The event will be held from 16 to 22 May 2016 in Cagliari, Sardinia.

Cagliari has already hosted the 2012 Kiteoard Race Worlds with a record entry (more than 200 riders!), and the 2014 Youth and Masters Formula Kite Worlds, and always provided excellent conditions.

Kite Foil in Cagliari Sardinia

Kite Foil in Cagliari Sardinia

For the first time, the Formula Kite European Champioships will be held on foiling kiteboards, after the change of the Formula Kite class rules.

 

Cagliari 31 January 2016 – Formula Kite Europeans 2016 will be held in Cagliari, Sardinia

Cagliari, the Capital of Sardinia Island, and his fantastic Poetto beach will be again the home of the kiteboarding: from 16 to 22 May 2016, it will be held the 2016 Formula Kite European Championships (Formula kite will be even more spectacular this year with the introduction of the Hydrofoil boards), the Olympic discipline with which the kite should be soon at the Olympics Games.

International Kiteboarding general meeting Rome Italy
International Kiteboarding general meeting Rome Italy

The event has been announced yesterday, 31 January 2016, at the International Kiteboarding general meeting which was held in the offices of CONI (Italian Olympic Commitee) in Rome, Italy.

General information about 2016 Formula Kite European Championships in Cagliari

The event format is fleet racing.

Equipment may comply with the old “70cm” class rules and the new “registered foils” class rules, see IKA and World Sailing Websites. All equipment races and is scored together.

Separate Rankings will be produced for Youth/Junior and Masters/Grandmasters depending on entry numbers.

Prize Money: 15000 euro

The event will be organized by the Yacht Club Cagliari and Mirco Babini, President of IKA (International Kiteboarding Association),
the organization that regulates the kiteboarding in agreement with the  FIV (Italian Sailing Federation), the Sailing World and International Olympic Committee.

More information about the event can be find here.

About Cagliari and Poetto beach
Formula Kite European Championships 2016 in Cagliari Sardinia
Formula Kite

Cagliari, which offers perfect conditions for all sailing sports, including kitesurfing (for that reason Cagliari has been chosen to host the Olympic sailing events in case the 2024 Olympic Games were awarded to Rome – Cagliari 2024), has been hosting constantly during the past years kite events like:

More news will come soon! Stay tuned with KiteGeneration!

 

 

2016 Formula Kite and Kite Foil European Championships in Cagliari, Sardinia
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