Event Results - Men

Position Contestant Sponsors Points
1 Airton Cozzolino Ion , Duotone Kiteboarding 2100
2 Keahi de Aboitiz Cabrinha 2067
3 Sebastian Ribeiro Ion , Duotone Kiteboarding 2034
4 Pedro Matos Duotone Kiteboarding 2001
5 Mitu Monteiro F-One Kiteboarding , Manera 1968
5 Ismail Adarzane F-One Kiteboarding 1968
5 Elvis Nunes Peter Lynn 1968
5 Jan Marcos Riveras Ion , Duotone Kiteboarding 1968
6 Matchu Lopes Ion , Duotone Kiteboarding 1836
6 Djo Silva F-One Kiteboarding , Manera 1836
6 James Carew Duotone Kiteboarding 1836
6 Paulino Pereira Ozone Kites 1836
6 Camille Delannoy F-One Kiteboarding , Manera 1836
6 Gustavo Arrojo Naish Kiteboarding 1836
6 Ralph Boelen RRD Kiteboarding 1836
6 Bernardo Barros F-One Kiteboarding 1836
7 Riccardo Bettancourt Core Kiteboarding 1572
7 Luis Brito Advance Kites 1572
7 Willow-River Tonkin Core Kiteboarding , Mystic Boarding 1572
7 Sandro Pisu Ion 1572
7 Titik Lopes 1572
7 Nicola Abadjiev RRD Kiteboarding 1572
7 Marco Forale 1572
7 Francesco Cappuzzo RRD Kiteboarding 1572
7 Arsenio Dias RRD Kiteboarding 1572
7 Hugo Marin F-One Kiteboarding 1572
7 Roderick Pijls Peter Lynn 1572
7 Pablo Amores Airush Kiteboarding 1572
7 Tony Cili RRD Kiteboarding 1572
7 Yaris Dell'Omo F-One Kiteboarding 1572
7 Jordy Sanca 1572
7 Pedro Afonso 1572
8 Gael Velasquez 1044
8 Paolo Morga Duotone Kiteboarding 1044
8 Reece Myerscough Ocean Rodeo 1044
8 Joao Stopani 1044
8 Laurens Meyer Kittel 1044
8 Eloy Derze 1044

Event Results - Women

Position Contestant Sponsors Points
1 Moona Whyte Cabrinha 2100
2 Jalou Langeree Naish Kiteboarding 2067
3 Ines Correia Duotone Kiteboarding 2034
4 Marie Gautron Zeeko 2001
5 Charlotte Carpentier F-One Kiteboarding 1968
5 Carla Herrera Oria Ocean Rodeo 1968
5 Didi Lopes Liquid Force Kites 1968
5 Odile Cavin 1968
6 Lyde Heckroodt Duotone Kiteboarding 1836
6 Justyna Sierpinska Nobile Kiteboarding 1836
Spot
Sal Island, Cape Verde
Location
Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde
Wind forecast
Contest dates
17 - 25th February
Prevailing winds
Ten islands makes up the Cape Verdes two hours south of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The main island of Sal is where this year’s competition will run and in general it offers kitesurfing conditions for all levels with average winds of force four to five every day.
Water conditions
Find side-onshore wind and small wind waves on the windward, east side of the island. At Santa Maria on the south coast you’ll find flatter water for freestyle. In the southwestern corner of the bay there is a wave spot for experienced riders with offshore wind. However, the real deal for experts is the pure world-class wave spot - Ponta Preta - which offers a very fast wave that can get huge with cross-offshore winds. It’s special!
Competition history
Competitive kitesurfing is making a long-awaited return to Cape Verde this year!
Previous winners

2018 will be the debut year for the GKA Kite-Surf World Tour in Cape Verde!