RD.– The 12 th annual Master of the
Ocean is scheduled to kick off today, Feb. 22-27 with the Tourism Ministry as
its main sponsor. The event brings together international watersport athletes
for five days of high-level competition and beachside celebrations in Cabarete.
event includes multiple disciplines of watersports and is one of the largest of
its kind. With the collaboration of social, economic and ecological objectives,
the competition declares a Master of the Ocean or Team Master of the Ocean
based on four categories surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and Stand Up Paddle
According to Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Tourism Ministry, the event promotes the country as a world-class watersports destination and provides international exposure for local athletes, boosting the local economy.