DAY 1 OPENING CEREMONY

A quick wrap-up from 1st and 2nd days of the GKA kite-surf World Tour in Dakhla 2017!  On the first day we had the opening ceremony where riders had a chance to meet and greet Dakhla’s officials who every year support GKA Dakhla competition. On the second day we had some good action during trial heats and new competition combo format – wave riding and strapless freestyle – was agreed.

DAY 3 COMPETITION

The main competition started on the 3rd day of GKA kite-surf World Tour Dakhla 2017. The wind this day was the strongest during all event days so the riders were throwing some great action on the water.

DAY 4 FINALS

Atmosphere of GKA kite-surf World Tour Dakhla 2017 was charged with emotion, action and passion. Intense final heats between riders and Mitu Montero wins the event!

The winners of Prince Moulay Hassan GKA World Tour Dakhla 2017:

  1. Mitu Monteiro
  2. Keahi de Aboitiz
  3. Paulino Pereira
  4. James Storm Carew

DAY 5 EXPRESSION SESSION, CLOSING CEREMONY AND AFTER PARTY

The final day of the GKA kite-surf World Tour Dakhla 2017. From expression session in front of Westpoint Dakhla hotel to closing ceremony and after party. This event was a blast for sure!

The winners of the expression session:

  1. Airton Cozzolino
  2. Matchu Lopes
  3. Mitu Monteiro
  4. Keahi de Aboitiz

GKA 2017 DAKHLA CONTEST VIDEO


GKA KITE-SURF WORLD CUP MOROCCO 2017

OFFICIAL RACE NOTICE

The second stage of the GKA Kite-Surf World tour with be held in Dakhla Morocco from the 18th to the 23rd of July 2017.

Schedule Highlights

18/7/17
09.00 -12:00 Registration
12 pm: Official opening ceremony, with the presence of the authorities of the region. a show of all the riders in the water with their kite will be realised
13.30 Skippers Meeting. Mandatory for all riders.
14.30 First Possible Start
20:30 Openning Ceremony

19 & 20/07/2017
Organization of an initiation to kite-surf for children and young people of the region in the company of the Riders, on the site of the competition. A session with autographs and dedications with the riders
Organization of a beach cleanliness operation with children, Riders and Journalists.

23/7/17
20:00 Closing Ceremony. Mandatory for all riders

All riders please remember all skipers meetings, media meetings and ceremonias are mandatory.

Registration

All riders can register for the Event by mailing jo@global-kitesports.org The registration mail should contain:

• Full Name
• Nationality
• Sponsors
• Passport number • Telephone
• Facebook page
• Instagram account • Email

Cost of entry is 100€ via Wire Transfer to the GKA Bank account below:

Global Kitesports Association e.V.
IBAN: DE0320 0505 5010 0220 7858
BIC: HASPDEHHXXX

Bank Address:
Hamburger Sparkasse (HASPA)
Adolphsplatz / Gr. Burstah
20457 Hamburg
Germany

Please make sure to put the full name of the rider in the transfer’s subject. All registration payments must be made before the 10th of Jule 2017. Bank transaction costs to be paid by the rider!

Ranking

Top 12 Pre qualified riders will be released after the Tarifa results.

Prize Money

For the 2017 Dakhla event we will have 25.000€ price money

Accommodation

Aknouk Med Zakaria
TO Bookings & Sales
+212.666 04.06.54
booking@westpointdakhla.ma
http://www.westpointdakhla.ma
https://www.facebook.com/westpointdakhla/

Free accommodation for the Top 12 riders (male) and Top 3 riders (female) of the current 2017 ranking in double rooms – from the day before inscription through one day after the event. In case no official ranking exists, free accommodation will be draw among the riders.

Please all reservations mail to booking@westpointdakhla.ma and place jo@global-kitesports.org in cc.

3 person Bungalow is 50€/per person.
4 person Bungalow is 45€/per person.

Rulebook

Attached is the link for the official 2017 GKA Kite-Surf World Tour Rulebook. Please be sure to download this as there have been changes and all the necessary information for the Tour is contained inside.

https://www.global-kitesports.org/world-tours/rulebooks/

Any question please contact our Tour Manager Jo Ciastula jo@global- kitesports.org

We look forward to seeing you very soon GKA Team