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Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kitesurfing World Cup 2024

If you are a windsurfing and kitesurfing fan, you can't miss the greatest world cup ever on an island called "The Great Adventure"

Dates: July 19–August 3, 2024 (unconfirmed)

Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kitesurfing World Cup
Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kitesurfing World Cup
Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kitesurfing World Cup

Fuerteventura (Great Adventure), the second-largest Canary Island in Spain, hosts one of the most exciting sporting events every year: the Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup, also known as the Fuerteventura Grand Slam.

Event Highlights

The World Cup, recognized as one of the world's greatest competitions, has taken place here for over 30 years, and the show is truly fantastic. The island's landscapes and water provide an amazing natural arena for both men's and women's freestyle and racing events. The festival can appear dangerous and exciting at the same time.

Fuerteventura World Cup Competitions

The Fuerteventura World Cup takes place every year during the second half of summer and consists of several competitions, namely the PWA Windsurf Freestyle Grand Slam, the PWA Windsurf Slalom Grand Slam, and the GKA Kitesurf Strapless Freestyle Grand Slam.


Visitors of all ages and interests are welcomed to this High Wind Spot in Fuerteventura. In addition to witnessing thrilling World Championship competitions, everyone can indulge in delectable local specialties and explore the vibrant flavors of the island's cuisine. The festival ambiance comes alive with a colorful support program featuring live music and entertainment suitable for the whole family, ensuring a memorable experience for all. Attendees can dive into World Cup Parties, pulsating with energy until the early hours, enjoy refreshments from marquees selling food and drinks, and more. The event is entirely free to attend, with complimentary parking available on-site.


La Playa de la Barca has gained renown as a must-visit destination, all thanks to its role as the host of the World Championship of Windsurfing and Kiteboarding. This idyllic beach, located north of the Sotavento beaches in the municipality of Pajara on Fuerteventura Island, effortlessly marries modern amenities with untouched natural beauty. It offers visitors a perfect blend of tranquility and excitement amidst its pristine surroundings.

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Authors: Mariia Myshok