Anfi Regatta 2012
03/08/2012 14:50:00 - This weekend Anfi will hold its very first Anfi Regatta on Saturday the 7th and Sunday 8th July. Twenty-four yachts will take part, completing a circuit that will take in Anfi Bay and Patalavaca on Saturday and Anfi Bay and Anfi Tauro (Playa del Cura) on Sunday.
Amongst the yachtsmen and women taking part are Onán Barreiros and Aaron Sarmiento, yachtsmen from the 470 del Real Club Náutico of Gran Canaria, who have been training during the last few days at Anfi del Mar in preparation for the Olympic Games in London.
For the local sailors it’s their second time participating in the games after gaining a good position in Peking Olympics in 2008 and the Gran Canarians believe they have a good have to win a gold medal this time.
The champions who will soon travel to Weymouth to the London 2012 camp of described Anfi del Mar as a paradise for sailing saying that, “there isn’t any place in the world like this”. They added, “We’ve worked really hard to get to qualifying for the London Olympics and we’re confident we’ll enjoy the fruits of many months of training.”
You can enjoy the splendid seaside spectacle from the comfort of your balconies, from Anfi Beach or from the Anfi Island