Sorobon Masters and Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Challenge event is organized by Sorobon Masters Foundation in collaboration with Sorobon Beach Resort and the Dunckerbeck Speed Challenge organizer: 42 times world champion windsurfing Bjorn Dunkerbeck. The location of the event will be the Sorobon Beach Resort and the Lac Bay Area in front, which is the perfect windsurfing spot. Sorobon Beach Resort will also act as the location for the evening entertainment, dinners and parties that are related to Sorobon Masters.
Bonaire is the perfect windsurfing destination. Its name is widely known by the sport enthusiasts and thousands of windsurfers come to enjoy the Lac Bay lagoon each year. The lagoon is one of the most unique natural developments: a wide shallow warm water bay, protected by a coral reef, but open to strong ocean winds ñ what can be better for a windsurfer? Bonaire is also known for steady temperatures and sunshine all-year-round!
Sorobon Masters begins directly after the DefiWind Caribbean ñ a windsurfing long distance race in the open ocean in front of the island of Bonaire. Anyone coming to participate in Sorobon Masters, is also welcome to register and race during the DefiWind!
Sorobon Masters Foundation works to promote the windsurfing youth and give them the space to thrive and reach their full potential. It is important to bring attention the amazing capabilities of the next windsurfing generation to the local Caribbean companies in order to maximize the full potential of promotional reach windsurfing tourism can bring!
This event is based on different disciplines divided in different categories. There will be a discipline for Slalom, Speed (Dunkerbeck Speed challenge), Freestyle and a division for rookies. These disciplines are divided in sex and age.
There will be a skipperís meeting on every race day, at least one hour before the first start scheduled for that day, providing the latest and necessary information to start your race. There will be boats for your security watching the race securely. The positions will be life track-able from our website by an GPS system that will track your performance.
The event will open on Thursday June 27th on the Lac Bay starting from the Sorobon beach Resort. All races the next 3 days will take place at the same location and will be combined with skipper meetings lunches and side events with parties.
The Sorobon Masters is held at the Sorobon beach Resort is located a short 20-minute drive from the center of the capital, Kralendijk, in the East of the island. From the airport, you can reach the resort in 15 minutes. You can request an airport shuttle when making a reservation for an extra fee.
Bonaire has one airport called Flamingo Airport. The airlines that fly directly to Flamingo Airport in Kralendijk, Bonaire are American Airlines (Miami, USA), TUI (Amsterdam, NL), KLM (Amsterdam, NL), United Airlines (Newark and Houston, USA), Delta Airlines (Atlanta, USA), Sunwing Airlines (Toronto, CA), Aruba Airlines (Oranjestad, Aruba), Insel Air (Willemstad, Curacao), Divi Divi Air (Willemstad, Curacao).