The Orebić Tourist Board is organizing this years Croatian Open Windsurfing Championship in Viganj from the 24th till the 29th of May.
The position of Viganj and Kučište on the coast, on the narrowest part of the Peljesac canal, at the foot of the hill, favors the development of the western wind, maestral, which blows faster than at any other place on the Adriatic. Because of those reasons Viganj and Kučište have become recognized surfing destinations by professional and recreational surfers and kiters.
The west wind develops throughout the whole day in Viganj, making it the most popular destination for surfers in Croatia, and one of the best rated in Europe. Because of these natural predisposition Viganj hosted the World Cup in 1989 and the European championship in windsurfing in 1990 .
It is important to note that Viganj hosts summer school of surfing and surfing equipment renters so it will satisfy needs of amateur visitors as well.