Ten universities participate these days in the university sailing Spanish Championship taking part in the Calp's Club Náutico. The event, organised by the University of València and the Spanish Commitee for University Sports, has brought to Calp 61 persons, and 50 of them will participate in the competition.
The tests consisting in fleet racing with Tom 28 boats end today. After a preliminary phase in which all the teams took part, each of them composed of five university members, the first four classified members have qualified for the final, the so called liga Oro, and the following six classified members have qualified for the liga Plata final.
The participating universities are the University of Alicante, the University of Almería, the University of the Balearic Islands, the Jaume I University, the University of Málaga, the Polytechnic University of Cartagena, the Polytechnic University of Cataluña, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the University of A Coruña, the University of València. This is the second time in which Calp hosts this event, the most important one among Spanish universities. The first time was in 2005, when the first edition took place.
The Sports Council (Consejo Superior de Deportes, CSD) sets up annually the programme for University Championships of Spain in 17 different sport types, including sailing.