May 21, 2015

Portugal: SadoCat Raid 2015, May 23-24 @Setúbal Bay

Report sent by Rui Duarte: "Next weekend (23-24 of May) in Setúbal, Portugal we will have SADOCAT2015 / XIII JOGOS DO SADO / XVI RAID BICASCO, that will be inaugural race for Clube de Vela do Sado's new facilities. Setúbal's bay is one of 30 most beautiful in the world and is a great venue to sail in.
Around 30 catamarans are expected ,divided in classes like F18, Dart 18, HC16 and Interseries, coming from all over the country.

The wind forecast is 10 to 15 knots on Saturday and from 5 to 10 knots on Sunday, with temperatures between 25 and 30ºC and plenty of sun!
The races will be medium distance raids with around 15 nm, starting at 14h on Saturday and 13h on Sunday.

Also on Sunday, during the prize giving ceremony, we will have the official inauguration of the new facilities with the presence of Town's Mayor Dra Maria da Dores Meira, Councilmen Dr Luis Liberato and Dr Pedro Pina, the President for Setúbal's Districts' Union, Dr Rui Canas and general manager of Águas do Sado, Engª Ana Oliveira.

SADOCAT2015 / XIII JOGOS DO SADO / XVI RAID BICASCO is supported by Bicasco, Rockalot , 100 Entrada, Heineken, Lobo Wines, Águas do Sado and City Hall.
Information updates and past editions pics at "

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