The Boracay International Funboard Cup is what all windsurfing aficionados look forward to. As the years have gone by, the popularity of this event has rapidly grown.
The event takes place on January 9. The event is held in Bulabog Beach. A tricycle can take you there in a matter of minutes.
What to See
Windsurfing is one of the fastest growing water sport in the world, and it is a big hit in Boracay. During the event, you will see large throngs of people watching the competitors. Due to the strong winds in Bulabog Beach, the site has become ideal for the sport. For the participants, the competition is intense. For the spectators, it is a grand spectacle.
Aside from the windsurfing competition, there are other events that make the Cup enticing to participants and spectators. One of them is the Boracay Cup Slalom. Another popular attraction is the Action Asia Speed Trials, kitesurfing and Winduro and Expression Session. These attractions add to the excitement and make the event worth
As any windsurfing fan will tell you, there is nothing like seeing the windsurfers in action. It is one thing to see them on TV or in pictures. But seeing them in action on the beach is truly breathtaking. As the event becomes more popular, even greater numbers are now participating.
The Boracay International Funboard Cup came about as the sport started growing in popularity. As the event proved popular, other features were added to make it more exciting. Today it is considered as one of the biggest sporting events on the island.
An important part of the event are the parties after the games. For many this is the best part, as the spectators and the participants can get together.
The registration fee for those who want to participate is 5,000 pesos (about 100 USD). Those who are just interested in watching do not have to pay anything.
If you have no experience windsurfing, there are centers that can teach you the fundamentals as well as the advanced concepts. If you are new to the sport, take your time and just enjoy. As you gain experience, your skills will improve.
In case you are wondering, the Boracay International Funboard Cup is not held at the famous White Beach. The reason is the wind and waters there are too mild. By contrast, Bulabog Beach has the right atmosphere.