La Romana is preparing to host the Farr 40 World Championship 2010 at Casa de Campo Marina from 21-24 April. The event is sponsored by Rolex. In this event, skippers need to be the owners of their boats. This is the first time that the event is being held in the Caribbean. Coming are athletes from Australia, Italy, Denmark, Greece, US, France, and other countries. Gianfranco Fini, commodore of the Casa de Campo Yacht Club is the chief organizer. He told Listin Diario that he is sure that it will put the DR high up in the world sailing circuit, focusing eyes of the world on the DR, with its “wonderful sea and one of the best hosts in the world”.