More than 150 sailors from all over the country participate from October 8 to 12 in the Spanish Laser Radial Championship held in La Manga del Mar Menor organized the Sailing Federation of the Region of Murcia, in collaboration with the Spanish Association of the International Laser Class (AECIL) and sponsored by La Manga 365 and the Roc Doblemar Hotel, with the collaboration of the City Council of San Javier and Cartagena.
The mayor of San Javier José Miguel Luengo highlighted today the importance of these types of events for the promotion of sailing sport as a tourist attraction in the Mar Menor, during the presentation of the Championship that took place at the Roc Doblemar Hotel in La Manga del Mar Minor with the participation of the president of the Sailing Federation of the Region of Murcia, Arturo García and the general director of Sports, Francisco Sánchez.
Luengo highlighted the quality of the Mar Menor as a race course â€śrecognized by the sailors who visit usâ€ť and the beauty of the light sail in its waters with boats such as the Laser giving spectacularity to the race that will have its epicenter in the area of â€‹â€‹the Hotel Roc Doblemar, at kilometer 15.2 of the Gran Vía de La Manga del Mar Menor "which these days becomes the capital of sailing."
The race environment has already begun with the previous training-concentration of the Radial Laser team together with the pre-Olympic team, within the National Technification Plan that serves as preparation to achieve its objective of qualifying the country for the next Olympic Games.
The organization of the Championship foresees that these days more than 400 people arrive in La Manga del Mar Menor among sailors, coaches of the different territorial teams that participate in the test, together with the technical staff, family and friends, which makes it a Great promotional showcase.
The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo highlighted the synergy produced between the Sailing Federation, the regional administration and the municipalities of Cartagena and San Javier to promote sailing and the Mar Menor, which at the moment needs all our efforts in its regeneration, recovery and promotion without forgetting that it is an environmental, sports and tourism engine for the whole area and for the Region of Murcia.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier