Carburo de Plata - the IXth edition
This is my first year helping organize a regatta.
The three days event – that is always in the last weekend of may – is organized by the Club Náutico Portmán. I can almost hear your thoughts: ‘Portmán? Where is that?’ Well, Portmán is a small village on the north-western coast of the Mediteranean sea, south-east of Spain. It has a beach and the remains of what was once a gorgeous bay. (Long sory about greedy people; perhaps I will tell it some day.)
Back to the regatta… The Carburo de Plata Solidarity Regatta brings together more than 70 boats in the city of Cartagena each year. This port city has become the meeting point for sailing lovers due to its fantastic characteristics.
The climate, the natural environment and the ideal maritime conditions provide the necessary ingredients that guarantee the success of this sporting and solidarity event. In short, the Carburo de Plata Solidarity Regatta has become one of the most important sporting events in Spain.
Why solidarity?, you may ask. Well, because each year funds are being raised for solidarity causes.
This year’s beneficiary of funds: The Association for Rare Diseases and Other Serious Developmental Disorders, D’Genes.