Vigo has enviable conditions for water sports thanks to the natural shelter of the Ria de Vigo. This is demonstrated by the sports competitions held every year in its waters.
The past year has been the year of Vigo nautical off the Volvo Ocean Race from the city and the presence first World Championship and European Boat of the GP and the race for global scoring or multihull trimaran 60 '
Around the World Volvo Ocean Race
For the first time, a British destination hosted the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, the most prestigious regatta transoceanic few are played in the world and Vigo was the place chosen as the starting point of the ninth edition of the VOR.
Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge, the Cutty Sark
The next meeting in Vigo with high sailing competition, and secured it, is the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge, the Cutty Sark. It will be in 2009 and will attract nearly 1 million people to the city. A race with 60 to 80 boats with more than 4000 people including crew and organization. A race that was already in Vigo in 1998..