Please select your home edition
Edition
SailX 728x90

SUP Paris Crossing - Spectacular event on the horizon

by Géraldine Bonneau on 6 Oct 2012
SUP Paris Crossing © R.Dobremel/AFP/Nautic http://www.salonnautiqueparis.com/GB.htm
The Nautic SUP Paris Crossing, organised by Nautic to open the Nautic Paris Boat Show from the 8th -16th December 2012 in Porte de Versailles, has become one of the leading international events in this fast-growing sport. Some 200 competitors divided into two categories--Pro and Leisure—will confront each other on the 9th December under the Eiffel Tower with specialized courses to create a fleet and a spectacular event.

The race will start in the early hours of the morning in front of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the finish decided at the Quai de Javel as in previous years. In addition to having doubled the number of competitors, the new feature for 2012 is that the professional racers will have to circle the Ile St Louis, which promises a nice concentration of paddlers all along the fifteen kilometre course.

The top stand-up-paddle specialists on the world circuit will almost all be there, with among others the Naish international team, a partner in the event together with Microsoft and MyGeolive. You could therefore see on the Seine: Kai Lenny, the golden boy, two-time world Stand-Up champion in the waves, as well as the current leader of the world championship SUP Race, the rustproof Eric Terrien, winner of the previous years’ races, the legendary Robby Naish in person, and Antoine Albeau, the 19-time world windsurfing champion voted ‘sailor of the year’ in 2010.

France’s national sea rescue organisation the Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer will be overseeing the safety measures. The second half of the event will be a timed leg fought out in the indoor pool at Nautic, called Le Spot. Registration has been open on the website since 8th September and already close to half of the places have been taken…
Bakewell-White Yacht DesignWildwind 2016 660x82Schaefer 2016 Ratchet Block 660x82

Related Articles

2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - Day 4
They wake up first and go to bed last. When athletes fail it's their fault, when succeed they usually get no credit 2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - They wake up first and go to bed last. When their athletes fail it's their fault, when they succeed they usually get no credit. Yes. Coaches! They fight till the end every day, like they did in coaches’ race today. That and much more in this video...
Posted today at 2:27 am
BIC Techno 293 European Championship 2016 - Day 3
During lunch break we manage to sneak in Israel team dining area with camera to find out what is their nutrition secret. Racing in the morning, racing in the afternoon. During the lunch break we manage to sneak in Israel team dining area with our camera to find out what is their nutrition secret. Details about food of champions and much more in this video...
Posted on 28 Jul
Men's RS:X experience in abundance - Santos aims to inspire
Experience in abundance will be prevalent in the Men's Windsurfer (RS:X) fleet at Rio competition with World Champions Experience in abundance will be prevalent in the Men's Windsurfer (RS:X) fleet at the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with World Champions and Olympic appearances aplenty across the 36 strong fleet.
Posted on 27 Jul
2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - Day 2
Olympic Games are starting in less than 10 days. Some competitor in RIO are past champions from BIC Techno 293 class. 2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - 2016 Olympic Games are starting in less than 10 days. Some competitor in RIO are past champions from BIC Techno 293 class.
Posted on 27 Jul
World Sailing provisionally confirms participation of six Rio athletes
Following a conference call today with its Board of Directors, World Sailing confirms the participation of six athletes The World Sailing Board carefully reviewed the decision taken earlier this week by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which determined that decisions regarding the eligibility of athletes would be made by the International Federations
Posted on 26 Jul
RS:X - Alabau expects Picon and Shaw Rivalry in Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Rio 2016 will welcome Spain's Marina Alabau back into Olympic fold as she aims to defend Women's Windsurfer (RS:X) title Rio 2016 will welcome Spain's Marina Alabau back into the Olympic fold as she aims to defend the Women's Windsurfer (RS:X) title she won at London 2012.
Posted on 26 Jul
2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - Day 1
BIC Techno 293 one design class is the world’s biggest windsurfing class and each year we welcome some new countries 2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship - BIC Techno 293 one design class is the world’s biggest windsurfing class and each year we welcome some new countries in our tribe. How do the blend in? Did they like the light wind conditions today? Find out in this video...
Posted on 26 Jul
2016 BIC Techno 293 European Championship – Opening day
There will be about 320 kids here this week which will not be on the podium at the end of the event. There will be about 320 kids here this week which will not be on the podium at the end of the event. But that does not mean they will not have fun during BIC Techno 293 European championships here in Sopot. We are happy about what we do and that is the key to success of this class.
Posted on 25 Jul
Thrilling show in high-octane racing at KiteFoil GoldCup Act 1 wrap-up
The world's fastest kitefoilers put a thrilling display of tight racing as they battled each other The world's fastest kitefoilers put a thrilling display of tight racing as they battled each other and the conditions that spanned the full gamut of possibilities for a Mediterranean summer over four scintillating days of competition.
Posted on 19 Jul
High drama at thrilling climax of KiteFoil World Champs’ first Act
Uncertainty over the final outcome until the very last moment merely added to the spectacle for crowded weekend beach. Uncertainty over the final outcome until the very last moment merely added to the spectacle for a crowded weekend beach.
Posted on 18 Jul