Canoeists prepare for 26th International Arade River Ascent

Held on October 29, the event will feature a professional race and a nautical tourism event for amateurs.

Professional and amateur canoeists are preparing for the 26th edition of the International Canoeing Arade River Ascent. The upstream competition will be held on October 29 on a 12-kilometre stretch of the river, starting in Portimão and finishing in Silves.

This initiative, which features a professional race and a nautical tourism event, is aimed at non-federated clubs, associations and canoeists.

The departures from the riverside area of Portimão, next to the Clube Naval, are scheduled at 09h30 and 10h00.

The race promoted by the Clube Naval de Portimão, in partnership with the municipalities of Portimão, Silves and Lagoa and with the support of the Portuguese Canoeing Federation and the Algarve Regional Canoeing Association, ends at the Silves pier.

Registration for the nautical tourism event is open until October 23 and costs €5.