The 2018 edition of the Mexican Circuit of Oceanic Regattas (MEXORC), will be held from March 10-17 in Puerto Vallarta, one of the great international sporting events that will be part of the activities of the Centennial of Puerto Vallarta.
MEXORC is a long-standing regatta that will bring together about 40 boats, including those coming from San Diego, California, as well as the Mexican fleet, and 600 sailors from 10 to 12 countries that will compete in the best conditions of navigation in the world, in the Bay of Banderas, having the event headquarters in Marina Vallarta.
In the first meeting with Ernesto Amtmann Aguilar, President of the Organizing Committee for MEXORC, he stressed that there is great interest in this event in Puerto Vallarta.
“The mayor, Arturo Dávalos Peña, is doing a great job, and within the framework of the centenary we are committed to supporting him by organizing this great event. To practice in this sport there is a paradise on earth, and it is Puerto Vallarta”.
He stressed that the bay offers ideal weather conditions for sailing, such as excellent wind, sunny weather, natural beauty, as well as great tourist infrastructure, the warmth of its people and the appeal and color of traditional Mexico.
The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, stressed that this event will put the destination in an important stage, in a very important international media focus, which should be capitalized with great promotion. The economic impact could be $60 to $70 million pesos.
During the days of competition, different courses will be planned, one of them will be the Centennial Regatta of Puerto Vallarta, in addition tours will be available so that people can observe from close up how how to sail the sea.
Also, at the proposal of the director of the Vallartense Institute of Culture, Fernando Sánchez, the participants and the event in general will be involved with other activities scheduled for the celebration of the 100 years.
The meeting was also attended by the director of the Municipal Sports Council (COMUDE), José Amador Hernández Madrigal; the vice president of MEXORC, the international competitor Erick Brockmann; the logistics director, Javier Fernández; Marina Vallarta’s master master, Pablo Fernandez, as well as representatives of the Eighth Naval Zone and the Port Captaincies of Puerto Vallarta and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.