Cape Verde Downwinder 2017

Teamrider Federico from Italy earn the second place at the 2017 downwinder event from Sal to Boa Vista with his new Roca V2. Roca V2. Here some pictures from the event.

Perfect setup: Roca and Admiral , steady wind and sunshine.

Main facts:
- 50 km distance
- 57 actual distance traveled
- 3 hours crossing time
- 16-20 knots wind

13 participants
1 woman
4 Cape Verde
9 other nationalities (3 Italians)
2 support boats
4 twintip
9 surfboard

Rough see and big waves

It's always time to throw some loops - even in a downwinder race.



1st place: ROMI DE JESUS
2nd place: FEDERICO MARCHESINI
3rd place: DIEGO FACCHETTI

Special thanks to the event organizer Ulrich Frank, the photographers and my team from Best Kiteboarding Italy.