This week marks the start of the Formula Masters and Junior Kite World Championship Races at the Cagliari Yacht Club in Italy. The famous Poetto Beach will take center stage on the European kiteboarding scene from May 12 to May 18, as more than 65 athletes from 25 nations will gather in Sardinia’s capital to make a bid at capturing the prestigious crown. Poetto Beach will be full of life as veterans race with experience and young talent makes its mark with enthusiasm. The title contenders are many and the competition level is high. Up-to-date information can be found on the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA)  website.