The Organizers Letter to the Sailors, Coaches and Team Leaders
Dear Sailors, Coaches and Team Managers,
Happy New Year from Vilamoura Sailing.
As many other countries around the World, after the festivities period occured an increase in number of positive cases of COVID-19.
In order to control the situation, the Portugese Government took further steps that were announced today (14th January 2021), by Government Decree and is going a new phase of COVID-19 pandemic control, starting January 15th at 00:00hrs.
Portugal will have increased restrictions in the upcoming 15 days, with mandatory confinement, but some exeptions apply to a few activities.
As per article 34 of the Government Decree 3-A/2021, high performance outdoor sports practice (sailing included) and high-performance sport events (without spectators) are allowed.
Of course, all the activities SHALL comply with the strictest public health requirements and respect for everyone involved.
Complying with all the Government regulations we will maintain Vilamoura Sailing Center open, and we will keep our International events calendar: Portugal Grand Prix, 470 World Championship (OQ) and the RS:X European & Youth European Championships.
Portugese borders are presently open. Please consult travel requirements from your contry of origin.
For further information don’t hesitate to contact us or visit our website.
Vilamoura, January 14th, 2021