Almost 400 vessels from all over Europe and Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand and India have registered for the regatta at the Centro de Tecnificación Deportiva in Los Alcázares from 15th to 22nd April. This event is the greatest sailing event in the history of the Mar Menor.

There will be around 10,000 overnight stays during the 15 days of the event, taking into account the sailors, parents, friends and relatives and the foreign federative delegations with their corresponding technical staff.

Rafael de la Hoz reached the World and European Sailing Championships in 2014 and 2015 and recently became champion of Spain.

The European Championship will have important media coverage in the press, television and social networks both in Spain and abroad. The organization will be led by Univela Sailing International led by Cartagenero Rafael González and the Sailing Federation of the Region of Murcia with the support of the European Association of the Laser Class, the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation and the Superior Council of Sports and The Nautical Club Mar Menor de los Alcázares and the Real Club de Regatas de Cartagena among others.