The 11th edition of the world kitesurfing championship “Prince Moulay El Hassan GKA Kite-Surf World Tour Dakhla 2021” will be organized, from October 27 to 31, with the participation of the best riders in the world.
Placed under the high patronage of King Mohammed VI, this international sporting event, initiated by the Association “Lagoon Dakhla for the development of sport and cultural animation” and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA), this now unmissable event of the kitesurfing calendar in the world, will bring together the best riders from 20 different countries, to offer the public a high level competition, say the organizers.
Organized under the aegis of the Royal Moroccan Sailing Federation (FRMV) and the World Sailing Federation (WSF), this world championship is the decisive step allowing the headliners of the most important kitesurfing competitions to shine to win the title of “the rider of the year”, for the discipline of strapless wave in the spot of Foum Labouir.
The Dakhla World Kitesurfing Championship “Prince Moulay El Hassan GKA Kite-Surf World Tour Dakhla 2021”, which will take place in strict compliance with health and preventive measures against Covid-19, is now essential. , contributing to the sporting influence and tourist attractiveness of this region so rich in potential.
According to the organizers, this sporting event also aims to revitalize the tourism promotion of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab, to strengthen the image of Dakhla as a “Safe” destination, especially since the region has distinguished itself as the ‘one of the areas least affected by the pandemic at the national level.
In 11 years, more than 600 high-level riders representing 40 countries have come from all over the world to share and discover the fabulous sites suitable for surfing at sea, in flat water or on the waves.
More than 190 national and international media have also visited Dakhla during the various editions of this championship which has asserted itself, over the years, as a lever for tourist attractiveness, economic dynamism and the region’s influence. .
With a dozen sites adapted to the different practices of sliding at sea, the peninsula of Dakhla has forged a worldwide notoriety of “paradise of the sports of sliding” and has seen parading on its waves on its waves repeatedly. windsurfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing.
Numerous sports, fun and environmental awareness activities are also scheduled for the benefit of young people and children in the region, with the organization of beach cleaning operations, as well as animated kitesurfing initiation sessions. by specialized riders and instructors.