On October 20 will be the kick-off of the fifth edition of this regatta, covering a distance of 40 nautical miles.
"L'Almadrava de la Marina" is a journey through our history. Since ancient times the coast of La Marina has witnessed the fishing of Almadraba.
In the Racó de L'Albir or the Banys de la Reina del Calpe there are still remains of the Roman salting factories. In medieval times this activity was called Tonayres and thanks to a special privilege during Lent, they supplied fish to Valencia.
The defeat of this regatta goes through the historical scenarios of this millenary fishing, between Moraira and Benidorm Island, remembering the maneuvers that made the boats to be able to surround them, the tuna schools.
In 1956 he stopped fishing in the Marina through this traditional art, which generations of expert trappers of the region have practiced throughout the Mediterranean.
A regatta to sail the sea of History, to watch tuna on its trip back to the Atlantic and that for centuries began L'Almadrava de la Marina.