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Registration is open for the first stage of the Desafio Solar Brasil 2010. It will take place on the 7th, 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th of May in Niteroi.

The race will be hosted by the Clube Naval Charitas, a sailing club located on the Guanabara Bay, accross the bay from the centre of Rio.

To register, please fill in the application form below and send it to

We have defined the area in which the race will take place, in the Paraty bay. We want to make the most of the bay but do not want participants to adventure themselves far out in the open sea. So we’ve created an imaginary line that delimits the area where the race will take place: it is a straight line going from the end of Tarituba beach to ‘Ilha deserta’. The stages of the race, one per day, will be of approximately 40km. They will be revealed the day before, as they might change according to wind, sea, and sun conditions…

percurso desafio solar 2009

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