2013 ILCA World, Master and European Championships - Castiglione del lago, Italy
June 3-14, 2013
Club Velico Castiglionese
Via Brigata Garibaldi 5/A - 06061 Castiglione Del Lago (PG)
We are pleased to announce that the 2013 ILCA World, Master and European Championships will be held at the Club Velico Castiglionese in Castiglione del lago, Italy.
Are you planning to go to the Worlds and need crew? Or would like to sail in the European or International Master Championships and need a boat to charter? Post your need or want on the Logistics Notice Board.
Castiglione del Lago is a town in the Province of Perugia in the region of Umbria (central Italy), on the southwest corner of Lake Trasimeno. It is within an easy drive of many wonderful cities: Siena, Spoleto, Florence, Perugia and many others.
Many long time Lightning sailors belong to the CVC and are looking forward to hosting many International Lightning friends. Sailors, friends and family will be treated to an excellent Italian experience.
The Club Velico Castiglionese has:
-A large port able to accommodate over 200 boats
-A great space to place the containers near the marina
-An equipped area to refit the boats inside and outside of the storage area
-Electricity and water near the docks
-Within the Club we have meeting space
-Large dressing rooms for men and women;
-Restrooms inside the dressing room, the club, and outside near the dressing room
Schedule of Events:
2013 Lightning European & International Master's Championship (6 races)
Monday, June 3: European & International Master's Championships Measurement/Check-in
Tuesday, June 4: European & International Master's Championships Measurement/Check-in and Regatta Opening Ceremony party
Wednesday, June 5: European & International Master's Championships Racing (2 races)
Thursday, June 6: European & International Master's Championships Racing (2 races)
Friday, June 7: European & International Master's Championships Racing (2 races); Closing ceremony, awards presentation
2013 Lightning World Championship (9 races)
Friday, June 7:World Championship Measurement/Check-in
Saturday, June 8: World Championship Measurement/Check-in
Sunday, June 9: World Championship Practice race; Regatta Opening Ceremony party
Monday, June 10: World Championship Racing (2 races)
Tuesday, June 11: World Championship Racing (2 races)
Wednesday, June 12: World Championship Racing (2 races)
Thursday, June 13: World Championship Racing (2 races)
Friday, June 14: World Championship Racing (1 race); Closing ceremony & awards presentation
The best airport to use is Rome-Fiumicino. Once you are arrived you can catch the Leonardo express train from
Fiumicino to the railway station of Roma termini.
Leonardo express link:
From Roma Termini there is a local train to arrive at Castiglione del lago (2 hours). The distance from the station of Castiglione del lago to the yacht club is about 1.5 km.
Another option is to rent a car in Rome-Fiumicino and then take the highway A1 (Firenze direction) and get the exit of Bettolle. Follow the signs Perugia for 18.5 km until the exit Castiglione del Lago (10 km).
Final option is to fly into Perugia (Sant'Egidio airport) which is well connected with
Barcellona and London via Ryan Air ( http://www.airport.umbria.it/ )
As you arrive in Sant'Egidio you should advise us and we will bring you to
Castiglione del Lago. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information and arrival date/time. You will receive an email confirmation.
Looking forward to seeing you!
Italian District Secretary