Location: Islet of Vila Franca do Campo
Platform height: 27m
Average water temperature in July: 22°C
Average air temperature in July: 25°C
Type of water: Seawater (Atlantic Ocean)
Red Bull are not charging for entry to the third stop of the 2012 World Series. The event is FREE and open to the public. The competition on Saturday, July 21, will not be televised live so the only place you will be able to see the action is in person!
Given the location of the competition, on the islet of Vila Franca do Campo, you will need a boat. All private boats must be registered, with the application form available to download here. The same form can be picked up and delivered to Clube Naval de Vila Franca do Campo or to the delegation of Tourism of Ponta Delgada (please see below) by July 18.
For fans wishing to bring kayaks, please note that you must arrive at the Marina de Vila Franca do Campo at 7.00am in order to receive an escort to the event site at 8.00am. If you do not arrive in time, and attempt to leave the Marina without the escort, then you may be turned back for reasons of safety.
Tourism Delegation of Sao Miguel
Avenida Infante D. Henry, 9500 Ponta Delgada
Opening Hours: 9.00am - 6.00pm
Tel: +351 296 285 743 +351 296 308 625
Clube Naval de Vila Franca do Campo
Street Engineer Manuel Antonio Martins Mota
Marina of Vila Franca do Campo
9680 Vila Franca do Campo
Opening Hours: 9.00am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Tel: +351 296582 333
Please note that on Thursday, the 19th, to Saturday, the 21st of July, the islet of Vila Franca do Campo will not be accessible due to preparations for the competition.
Saturday, July 21:
10.00am: Head-to-Head Round (14 athletes)
11.00am: Head-to-Head Round (14 athletes)
11.45am: Final Round (8 athletes)
12.30pm: Awards Ceremony at Marina de Vila Franca do Campo