It's a pleasure for us to welcome again the Soling international family in Castiglione della Pescaia for another big event.
Many of you already knows our breezy and warm sea and our Club after the European 2002 and the magnificent Worlds 2005. We were told to organize this event only a few months ago but we are already working hard to offer the best to our Soling friends from Europe, North and South America. For sure you will receive our full efforts to let you enjoy your stay here in Tuscany.
The blue water of Tyrrenian sea will be a perfect scenario for your beautiful and technical boat again. A perfect playground where the Soling teams can race at their best. Ashore we are preparing a warm hospitality, with a big gala dinner on a beautiful restaurant, scheduled for April 2nd, post-races pasta parties and more surprises.
Our local fleet is looking forward to share again the Soling spirit with their friends and all of us will keep in mind how pleasant will be to take a couple of beer with Roman, Georgy, Karl, Johan, Santiago, Gustavo, Frank and all of you.
As many of you already know, our harbour is not a Marina and we have to deal with it in order to offer the best. We have already reserved enough moorings in the deeper part of the river, thanks to the kind collaboration of Cantiere Navale 71-Yachting Club Castiglione della Pescaia and Amici della Vela
. A rib service will work every day to facilitate the sailors in their movements from the two sides of the river. A towing service, that is mandatory due to the harbour master rules, will be easy worked in the race days to sail out. We have already used this system in the last three editions of our Spring Trophy with maximum results and no problem reported.
Castiglione della Pescaia Municipality, private sponsors and our volunteers are already working with us in this organization.
We ask you to enter our 2013 Soling European Championship as soon as possible, in order to have a full prevision of entries by the end of January. We are looking forward to see you again for a great week.