RS Aero World Championships - Malcesine, Garda, Italy
RS Aero World Championship
FV Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy
31 July - 6 August 2021
In 2021 we return to Fraglia Vela Malcesine on Lake Garda for our RS Aero World Championship, after our fantastic European Championship here in 2019.
Lake Garda is one of Europe's premier meccas of sail sports, situated in the wonderful Italian Lakes with thermal breezes, excellent weather, incredible views and Italian cuisine! Check out the movies, photos and reports from our previous visits for the 2016 & 2017 RS Aerocups and the 2019 RS Aero Europeans at Malcesine.
Championship racing will be 5 days, Monday 2nd - Friday 6th. The weekend will be for registration, relaxation, practice and acclimatisation! We will plan one or two early starts during the week, racing in the morning breeze descending from the mountains. This will add variety to the racing and allow for a part lay day mid week, if we are finished by late morning. Time for touristing, partners & families!
Daily Pasta Parties will be included after racing, with Daily Awards and Top-Tips from the day’s leaders in each fleet, whilst relaxing with friends at FV Malcesine’s patio bar looking across the lake to the towering cliffs opposite - this is not to be missed!
In addition to the Grand Opening Ceremony and final Closing Ceremony, FV Malcesine will lay on a mid week Championship Dinner from their exquisite premises.
Malcesine, Lake Garda
Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy, and Malcesine lies on the eastern shore towards the narrow and mountainous northern end, often compared to a fiord. Fraglia Vela Malcesine is situated on the doorstep of paradise, racing in the thermal breezes on the infamous fresh waters of Lake Garda, underneath the dramatic mountainous backdrop. The stylish clubhouse, space and easy launching, all serve to provide a perfectly memorable stay
The recommended area is Campagnola just to the south of the FVM Clubhouse. A variety of hotels and camping are available.
HOTELS: Then we can all be close for meeting up.
for a good link to find nice hotels by the lake in the area. We suggest hotels in Campagnola or heading towards Malcesine from Campagnola. Look at the map on that site.
The recommended hotel is Hotel Piccolo which is the closest at just 500m south of the club and overlooking the lake, but it fills up early. CAMPING: There are several camp sites just to the south. One is Camping Claudia, close to the lake and just 1km from the Club.
Charter RS Aeros - Will be available
Coaching Day - TBC
Fraglia Vela Malcesine, Lake Garda, ITALY
Centro Velico Simone Lombardi, Via Gardesana 205, Frazione Navene, 37018 Malcesine, Italy
Things to do at Malcesine;
Visit Malcesine, Torbole & Riva del Garda - each full of history and splendour
Lake Trips & Cruises - Regular ferries & cruises from Malcesine's Quay
Cableway to Monte Baldo
- climbs from Malcesine to 1760m for breath taking views over the lake and pleasant mountain walking.