World Cup windsurf & kitesurf Fuerteventura

World Cup windsurf & kitesurf in Sotavento Fuerteventura 

The waters of Fuerteventura have the privilege of having one of the best racing spots in the world. During the month of July this great sporting event begins in Fuerteventura, this month is one of the best due to the strong winds that hit Sotavento beach. 

Here are some figures that will give you an idea of the great impact of this event worldwide, it has a following of more than 140 million viewers on television, more than 15 million readers in sports and specialized publications and to finish more than 30 million internet users who are interested in this event on the beaches of Fuerteventura. 

What is the Windsurf and Kitesurf World Championship like? 

The best Windsurf and Kitesurf athletes meet on the Sotavento beach, this is a must in the world championship with more than 30 years in which the beach of Sotavento is chosen so that the best in the world compete in its waters . 

Windsurf and Kitesurf disciplines in Fuerteventura. 

Some of the disciplines of the competition in this championship, the tests are divided into masculine, feminine and infantile; 

   Kitesurf Strapless Freestyle 

   Kitesurf Big Air 


   PWA Freestyle windsurfing 


Without a doubt, both Slalom and Freestyle and Kitesurfing          events find the beach of Sotavento in Fuerteventura the ideal  conditions, one of the best in the world, for practicing it in the crystal clear blue waters that give this spot a paradisiacal image . 

The conditions of this spot are highly valued for its winds that are strong and gusty, similar to places like Tarifa, this delights the most expert competitors in the world in these disciplines, on the other hand it is the perfect place for a Windsurf school and Kitesurfing where you can learn this exciting sport. 

Map of where the championship events are held

Here you have a map of the area where the championship is held (Sotavento beach in Jandia), the beach, next to the hotel (Hotel Meliá Fuerteventura) and the party area (La Carpa).

The Championship Party, La Carpa. 

It should be noted that this event is not only famous for the Windsurf and Kitesurf competition, but also for the parties that are held when the competitions end and night falls, countless people gather in the Beach Tent where there is a great show of music and fun that no one wants to miss, a gathering of young people of all nationalities who merge with the local youths, everyone enjoys a magical atmosphere on the beach between drinks and the best music. 

Who is organizing this event? 

The Windsurfing and Kitesurfing World Championship held on the beach of Sotavento, in Fuerteventura, has an excellent organization, it has always been praised by both competition participants and the general public, all this responsibility falls on the City Council of Pájara and the company René Egli by Meliá and has the invaluable collaboration of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, no less important to make this event a reality is the sponsorship of Meliá Fuerteventura and Padilla Supermercados Spar, thanks to  all of them for their efforts to ensure that this world championship improves  every year. 

Do not miss the next round of the championship, check the event program at your hotel or at the tourist information offices, you can also visit the official website of the World Cup windsurf & kitesurf Fuerteventura