##The rowing season in the Valencian Community continues its course with the celebration, next Sunday June 27 in Benidorm, the Autonomous Championship of Sea Rowing. A total of 87 boats representing twelve clubs will participate in an event that will feature the participation of cadet, youth, senior and veteran categories. The regatta is organized by the Club Náutico Benidorm, in collaboration with the Federación de Remo de la Comunitat Valenciana, and will be held on the famous Levante Beach in the town of Benidorm. The sea rowing is a modality that is performed in open water and in boats ranging in size from 6 to 10.70 metres.
The cadet category will provide 10 female teams and 5 male teams, divided between the modalities C2X and C4X+. The veteran race will have C1X and C2X categories, as well as the participation of 11 female, 13 male and 5 mixed teams. In these two categories, the distance covered will be 3,000 meters and the boats will have to make four tacks. In the youth event, three male boats will compete in the C2X style, while the senior event will be the most crowded with 40 teams: 15 women’s, 18 men’s and 7 mixed. The sea rowing modalities to be seen in the absolute category will be C1X, C2X and C4X+. The distance for juniors and seniors increases to 4,000 metres, as well as the tacks, which will be six.
The rowing spectacle starts at 08:30h in the morning with the start of the mixed absolute boats and will close at 14:30h, when the absolute representatives competing in the C2X will start rowing. More than six hours of racing in which the public will be able to enjoy, from the beach, a beautiful and exciting competition. The clubs participating in the Autonomous Sea Rowing Championship are Club Deportivo de mar Clot de L’illot el Campello, Club Náutico Alicante Costa Blanca, Club Náutico Altea, Club Náutico Benidorm, Club Náutico Santa Pola, Club Remo Torrevieja, Real Club Náutico Torrevieja, Real Club Náutico Calpe, Real Club Náutico Gandía, Club Rem Cía Gandía, Real Club Náutico Valencia and Real Club Regatas Alicante.
Report by 24/7 Valencia team