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 di Intra - 0323 581201
- Verbano Yacht Club - 0323 30555
- Lega Navale di Arona - 333 700 0291
- Yacht Club di Locarno. - +41 79 402 24 21
- Tomaso Sail & Surf - 333 700 0291
- Polaris Yacht - 348 5826383
- Vela Go Lesa - 392 25 0 25 16
On Lake Orta, however, the following structures are located: