Get excited because the Enemed Malta-Sicily Windsurf Crossing hosted by Wishbone in coordination with the Malta Young Sailors Club is just around the corner! Happening this Friday 13th, this year’s competition will be celebrate the 40th anniversary commemorative edition.
Five participants will be taking on the windsurf competition starting from Valletta all the way to Pozzallo, Sicily. In total, this crossing will be 93km long and the competitors will be using the IQ Foil, the latest hydro-foiling windsurfer which was recently recognized as the Olympic discipline for windsurfing.
This year’s participating windsurfers are members of the Malta Young Sailors Club, Paul Ellul, Karl Miggiani, Tom Zammit Tabona, Shaun Miggiani and Kamil Manowiecki.
Paul Ellul holds the record breaking time of 4 hours 47 minutes 35 seconds in the 2015 edition of the competition. This year’s edition is set to break the record with a time of around 2-3 hours.
All photos are taken by the competition’s official photographer, Alex Turnbull.