During the press conference the Club Velico Castiglione della Pescaia Commodore, Sonia ANDREI introduced the speeches giving a short background of Castiglione's sailing history while the Italian Soling secretary, Domenico CARDUCCI and the CVCP Sport Director, Michele TOGNOZZI detailed the schedule.
Castiglione della Pescaia Mayoress, Monica FAENZI thanked the CVCP for promoting the sport and local tourism with such an important event. Provincia di Grosseto secretary of sport, Cinzia TACCONI explained how important this event will be for the Maremma Region, which is becoming increasingly better known for it's sailing spots.
Alessandra SENSINI, who counts three Olympic medals in the Mistral Class and is an honorary member of CVCP, closed the conference with supportive words for the CVCP and wished fair winds upon the Soling World Championship.
The Championship already counts a big fleet with 42 teams from 13 countries with an expected total of 45-50 boats.