Cadiz will be the sixth stop of the SailGP.
29 septiembre, 2021
The next 9th and 10th of October Cadiz will host the international championship of flying catamaran, SailGP. This catamaran competition takes place in different locations around the world every year, and for the first time, this event it’s taking place in a spanish city.
The Spain Sail Grand Prix will use different locations of the Bay of Cadiz, including the cities of El Puerto de Santa Maria and Rota. The naval base will give logistic support to the organization, and in the city of El Puerto de Santa Maria, the Ciudad del Puerto pier will be used as a technical area, meanwhile in the center of the city will be installed the boxes of the eight teams.
How will the championship take place?
The SailGP Championship consists of eight events around the world during the season. Each event is two days long, with six regattas for each Sail Grand Prix: five fleet regattas and the final. The first day consists of three fleet regattas, and in the second one, takes place the two remaining regattas and the final, the last regatta of the event.
The city of Cadiz will have the best part of this international contest. From the Mirador de Santa Barbara and the Baluarte de la Candelaria it will be possible to watch the regattas for free. It’s, without a doubt, a perfect location to enjoy this singular event. Also, the SailGP organization with the Bay of Cadiz Transport Committee, will be offering to the audience the possibility of going on board of one of the official ships and live the full experience of an extraordinary and amazing competition on the first row.
The Sail Grand Prix will take place the 9th and 10th of October and there will be activities related to the competition from 11:00 to 16:00, and the regattas will be celebrating from 16:30 to 18:00.
Where to stay if you come to enjoy the SailGP.
If you’re visiting Cadiz to watch the SailGP, it’s better to choose a place near the location where the regattas and the activities will take place, and also to visit the most important places of the city. The SailGP administration declares:
“The Bay of Cadiz offers unique conditions for the sailing of this type of ships and the weather in october it’s perfect for tourism.”
The Bay of Cadiz includes Rota, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Puerto Real, San Fernando and Cadiz. It’s cultural heritage, the gastronomy and the weather make the bay one of the most visited places of Spain.
In Genteel Home we have holiday apartments with a perfect location, in the old town of Cadiz and a few steps from the bay, so you won’t miss anything of this unique event. Around this area of the city are the places of public interest like La Caleta beach, The Castillo de Santa Catalina or the Gran Teatro Falla, among others, and the best restaurants to try the typical dishes of Cadiz and the andalusian cuisine, so you don’t have to worry about walking long distances and you can fully experience the event and all the city of Cadiz in this wonderful days.