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Caribbean, 70 sailboats competing in Palito Seco Regatta on the beachfront of Barahona, in the Dominican Republic

Caribbean, 70 sailboats competing in Palito Seco Regatta on the beachfront of Barahona, in the Dominican Republic

Category: Events Published: September 11, 2019

They will come from all over the Caribbean island to take part in the sailing competition on the southwest coast of Barahona. And ‘the Palito Seco regatta in Punta Inglesa, who makes an appointment for the 21 and 22 September on the beachfront of Barahona, in the Dominican Republic. Vying seventy sailboats. Surrounded by several unique beaches with each other, make it the perfect destination area for the practice of water sports as well as being a potential destination for nautical tourism.

(TurismoItaliaNews) The event, organized by the Dominican Sailing Federation (FDV) and the Tourism Committee and the Production of Barahona province, will host athletes from different parts of the island including Pedernales, Barahona, Santo Domingo, Boca Chica, La Romana , Las Terrenas and La Isabela. The sailors will compete in different categories according to the type of sailing: sunfish (male and female), radial laser (male and female), standard laser (male), Optimist (male and female) and will be divided into more categories by age : white (from 8 to 10 years), blue (from 8 to 12 years), red (13 to 15 years) and green for the less experienced (aged 8 to 15 years). The sporting event will host more aquatic sports, such as male and female windsurfing, kitebrinding twin trip and the Olympic kite.

The Regatta Palito Seco has for years been a tradition in the waters of Barahona, created by Guaroa Vásquez Guiliani, a sea lover who bought a sailboat in 1985, off the coast to enjoy the marine environment. Since 1987, for 17 years, we were organized regattas annually, of which the last five international level, with the participation of athletes from Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, United States and Venezuela. The Nautical Club of Barahona was born thus with the organization of the first regatta Palito Seco.

Barahona is a coastal area, surrounded by several unique beaches with each other, making it the perfect destination for the practice of water sports as well as being a potential destination for nautical tourism. Regatta sailing, kite surfing, surfing, windsurfing and kiteboarding are some of the disciplines that take place along the coast, by María Montes Waterfront Park located on the Barahona pier, through the Playa de los Patos and San Rafael, up to the Playa de Bahoruco. The Barahona coast has hosted numerous competitions over time, such as the “Barahona International Surfing Championship and various sporting events for all which bring together, in addition to the athletes, even families, tourists and citizens and revitalize the local economy.

The Dominican Republic is a destination recognized internationally for its unique excursions in natural settings of great beauty, rich culture, several facilities and the perfect temperate climate all year round. Easily accessible by direct flights from major international airports, the country is an oasis for celebrities, couples and families. By its nature trails, beaches and golf destination golf, here you can relax in luxury facilities, explore the memories of the past centuries, taste the dishes of the Dominican cuisine or venture into eco-tourist paths crossing national parks , rivers and mountain ranges. Surrounded by the sea south of the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the Dominican Republic offers a variety of sports, leisure and entertainment, unique cultural experiences such as dances, the Carnival celebrations and typical Dominican products such as tobacco, rum, chocolate, coffee, amber and larimar.

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