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Lake Maggiore, Lake Mergozzo and Lake Orta
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Not only is sailing a sport, but also a life-style and Lake Maggiore is the right place to live in!

On the water’s surface blow the Tramontana and the Inverna winds: the former blows in the morning from the mountains to the plains, while the latter blows in the afternoon from the plains to the mountains.

Every year, the shores of the Lake Maggiore host the Verbania Vela Festival with its regattas, concerts and food and wine events.

Here some of the local sailing associations are listed: Circolo Velico Canottieri in Verbania-Intra, Verbano Yacht Club in Carciano di Stresa, Lega Navale in Arona and Circolo Vela Orta in Orta San Giulio.