2023 ESF EUROSUP EUROPEAN SUP CHAMPIONSHIP
14th of October > 22nd of October 2023
The organization of the ESF EUROSUP Championship welcomes you to the 2023 edition, that is going to take place in the Wave Capital, Peniche, Portugal, from october 14th to 22nd.
In order to plan your participation in the2023 ESF EUROSUP Championship we have put together some important iformation.
Some of the topics will be explained further in future information however, this information will give you the opportunity to already plan your trip to Peniche in Portugal.
To take part in EUROSUP as an athlete,please get in contact with your national federation in order to sign up your national team
EUROSUP PROGRAM (PROVISIONNAL)
Peniche is a charming coastal town nestled in Portugal, known for its captivating landscapes, rich history, and vibrant atmosphere. Situated about 100 kilometers north of Lisbon and 250 kilometers northwest of Porto, Peniche offers a unique blend of cultural heritage and natural beauty.
The town itself is renowned for its historic significance as a fishing port and fortress, dating back to the 16th century. With its quaint streets, colorful houses, and bustling harbor, Peniche exudes an authentic maritime charm. The area is a haven for surfers, thanks to its consistent waves and impressive beaches, attracting enthusiasts from around the globe, as long as other nautical sports.
Unesco Biosphere Reserve
Venturing beyond the town, the nearby Berlengas Archipelago, a stunning nature reserve, awaits exploration. Crystal-clear waters,
dramatic cliffs, and diverse marine life make it an ideal spot for snorkeling, diving, or simply enjoying the tranquility of untouched nature.
includes the Berlengas archipelago, the city of Peniche located in the mainland and a marine corridor between the archipelago and Peniche.
The archipelago is situated 5.7 miles off the mainland, in a region characterised by two important geomorphological structures Cabo Carvoeiro and the Nazare Canyon. These two formations have a significant influence on the physical environment and ecological features of the region, since they interact with the circulation associated with coastal upwelling to intensify primary production in the ecosystem.
The event headquarters will be at the Peniche High Performance Sports Center (CAR). The High Performance Sports Centre in Peniche is dedicated to the training and technical improvement of High Performance athletes and teams of surfing other nautical sport disciplines, triathlon, and several other sports.
This centre, in addition to the excellent technical capacity and equipment, also has the capacity to accommodate 30 people, between athletes and technicians, thus ensuring that High Performance athletes have a truly immersive and worry-free experience other than training in exclusive.
The High Performance Sports Centre in Peniche is a part of the Portuguese Network of High Performance Sports entres/HIGHSPORTUGAL and it is linked to the unique natural conditions for the practice of this kind of sports.
CENTRO DE ALTO RENDIMENTO DE PENICHE
Rua Engenheiro Carlos Alberto Guerreiro Baleal Sol Village, 2 2520-193 Baleal
Peniche | Portugal
ADDRESS AND CONTACTS OF ORGANIZING
CENTRO DE ALTO RENDIMENTO DE PENICHE
Rua Engenheiro Carlos Alberto Guerreiro Baleal Sol Village, 2 2520-193 Baleal Peniche | Portugal
Email: email@example.com Phone: +351 962 412
Please let us know by mail, if you want to ship some stuff, with the gear description and possible arriving date.
If possible, we recommend that you go by car to Peniche as the car will also be of good use in the event area.
The closestAirport is Lisbon Airport.
To reach Peniche from Lisbon, you can opt for either a bus or a car. The bus journey takes around 1,5 hours, with several departures from Sete Rios bus station. If you prefer the flexibility of driving, take the A8 highway, and you’ll arrive in approximately 50m to 1 hour, depending on traffic. It’s very easy to rent a car at the airport.
The organization established some partnerships with local companies.
You can book accommodation yourself directly at our partners.
BEST HOUSES PORTUGAL: www.besthousesportugal.com/en
This company manage more than 100 properties, and they are ready to helpfind the right property for your stay.
Please use the PROMO CODE – PPSC23 for a 20% discount
NOTE: This list will have more partners over the next few days
LOCATION OF EQUIPMENT STORAGE AREA AND DATES DURING WHICH STORAGE AND SECURITY WILL BE PROVIDED
Address: the event area – more info will follow
Storage and Security period: October 12th – October 23th if everything is cleared earlier, we will close it then.
PLS register if you need storage – no later than the
1st of october (separate excel sheet)
DETAILS OF ACCOMMODATION
We will serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks during the day for all athletes and officials/supporting crew. Meals are nutrient and done with the purpose of keeping the athletes going all day.
Over the next few days we will send meal plan, pricing and how to register.
DETAILS OF ANY OPENING AND CLOSING
CEREMONIES AND ANY OTHER OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS
Opening Ceremony: Saturday 14th of October – 10 am to 12 am
Meeting point for parade: Praça Jacob Rodrigues Pereira, Peniche, Portugal
PLS remember to bring sand from your local beach to the opening ceremony. Closing Ceremony: Saturday 21th of October after the last competition at the beach.
We will organize side events. More info upon arrival
SURF SPOT AND RACE COURSES
SUP Sprint, SUP Technical Race and SUP Team Relay
SUP Sprint, SUP Technical Race and SUP Team Relay
SUP Long Distance
is planned to be a crossover between Berlenga Island and Praia do Molhe Leste.
will be on the beach with the best conditions.
SUP Surfing Main Spots are:
Praia de Molhe Leste – (https://maps.app.goo.gl/rEQGZYj3sUURMK997)
Supertubos – (https://goo.gl/maps/yWphK6FvabkPWaTV8)
Cova de Alfarroba – (https://goo.gl/maps/ESwC2SU2CYTW9nXSA)
Baleal Sul– (https://goo.gl/maps/83GqaSunmD8GXLXP7)
Baleal Norte | Lagido – (https://goo.gl/maps/wGs5ge8ecFiRb33F6)
Praia do Pico da Mota – (https://goo.gl/maps/YrZAtdSefHVsKcRs9)
WEATHER CONDITIONS, DETAILS OF NORMAL CONDITIONS INCLUDING WIND SPEEDS, WAVES CONDITIONS,AIR TEMPERATURE AND WATER TEMPERATURE
Water temperature around 18°
Average air temperature during the day is 20°.
During the day it can be up to between 20-25°.
During the night around 15°.
The weather can change rapidly so remember to bring warm clothing and a rain jacket.
Wind speed: average between 5-25 knots.
Waves: Peniche is the European Wave Capital, known for great surf conditions. It’s a peninsula, as long as there’s swell, we will
always have offshore winds.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT PENICHE
Whether you’re exploring Peniche’s historic landmarks, riding the waves, or immersing yourself in the beauty of the Berlengas Archipelago, this Portuguese gem offers a unique and unforgettable experiencefor every traveler.
PLACES TO VISIT
Peniche is brimming with captivating places of interest that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. Here are some notable spots to explore in and around Peniche:
1. Fortaleza de Peniche:
This historic fortress dates back to the 16th century and stands as a symbol of the town’s maritime heritage. It was originally built to defend against pirate attacks and has served various purposes over the centuries, including as a political prison during the Estado Novo regime.
2. Praia dos Supertubos:
Renowned as one of Portugal’s best surf spots, Supertubos beach attracts surfers from all over the world with its consistent
and powerful waves, also known as the European Pipeline. Even if you’re not a surfer, watching the skilled riders take on hese waves is an impressive sight.
3. Museu Municipal de Peniche:
Located within the fortress, this museum offers insights into the town’s history, maritime traditions, and local culture. It provides a comprehensive view of Peniche’s evolution over the years.
4. Praia da Consolação:
A beautiful sandy beach known for its calm waters, making it a great spot for swimming and relaxation. The beach is also amous for its natural seawater pool and stunning sunsets.
5. Berlengas Archipelago:
A short boat ride from Peniche takes you to this breathtaking nature reserve. Explore its rugged landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and diverse marine life through activities like hiking, snorkeling, and bird watching.
6. Cabo Carvoeiro:
This dramatic cliffside area offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The lighthouse here is an iconic landmark, and the surrounding trails provide an opportunity for picturesque walks.
7 . Igreja de São Pedro:
This charming church features beautiful tiles and an impressive altar. It’s a peaceful spot to visit, offering a glimpse into
Peniche’s religious history.
8. Nossa Senhora dos Remédios Sanctuary:
Perched atop a hill, this sanctuary offers another stunning vantage point to admire the coastline and town. It’s a peaceful place for reflection and spirituality.
9. Peniche de Cima:
This older part of Peniche boasts narrow streets, traditional houses, and a relaxed atmosphere. It’s a great place to wander
around and soak in the local ambiance.
10. Peniche Port:
Observe the bustling activity of the fishing industry at the town’s lively port. Watch fishermen at work and sample fresh seafood at nearby restaurants.
These are just a few of the many places of interest in Peniche. The town’s blend of history, natural beauty, and vibrant culture
ensures that every visitor can find something to enjoy.