The 44th Onego Sailing Regatta and the Bank Cup Regatta 2015 will take place on July 16-26 in the water area of Lake Onego. Competitions for Quarter Ton yachts will be held as a lap of the Russian Sailing Cup.
A steering committee is established by order of Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen to prepare for the regatta. The committee includes representatives of a number of ministries of the republic, the Central Administration of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergency Management and Natural Disasters Response in the Republic of Karelia, The Bank Cup autonomous non-profit organization, the Sailing Federation of the republic. Alexander Khudilainen is taking personal control of steering committee.
The race of the Dragon Olympic Class yachts will take place on July 16-19 in Petrozavodsk Bay, and crews of Quarter Ton, Open 800 and 32 Feet cruiser yachts will race in the water area of Lake Onego on July 20-26.
According to the order, participants of the steering committee are encharged with a number of tasks. In particular, the Sailing Federation of the Republic of Karelia in cooperation with The Bank Cup autonomous non-profit organization is recommended to make arrangements for the peacekeeping of the regatta spectators and participants. Assistance regarding these matters should be rendered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Karelia and the State Committee of the Republic of Karelia for Life Support and Public Safety.