Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Transat 2009

In ten days its estimated that about 5000 European tourists will join 20 000 Costa Rican nationals in receiving the competitors in the french regatta Transat 2009. The port of call is always Le Havre, France, and for the next four competitions the port of Limon is designated as its arrival port. Its expected to take 10 days for the boats to travel the 6000 miles across the Atlantic before docking up on Costa Ricas caribbean coast. Festivities are planned for ten days following the arrival of the 21 boats and some 100 foreign journalists will be covering the event on site. The race takes place every other year and is widely followed in Europe and beyond via satellite and TV during its duration. It is the 5th most watched sporting event in France

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